nominees

nominee

[nom-uh-nee]
noun
1.
a person nominated, as to run for elective office or fill a particular post.
2.
a person in whose name title to real estate or ownership of stock is held but who is not the actual proprietor or holder.

Origin:
1655–65; nomin(ate) + -ee

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nominee (ˌnɒmɪˈniː)
 
n
1.  a person who is nominated to an office or as a candidate
2.  a.  a person or organization named to act on behalf of someone else, esp to conceal the identity of the nominator
 b.  (as modifier): nominee shareholder
 
[C17: from nomin(ate) + -ee]

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