UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌnɑməˈneɪʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nom′ə nāshən)

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
nom•i•na•tion /ˌnɑməˈneɪʃən/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. [countable] an act or instance of nominating:There are two nominations for the award.
  2. the state or condition of being nominated:[uncountable]His nomination was assured.
See -nom-2.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
nom•i•na•tion  (nom′ə nāshən),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. an act or instance of nominating, esp. to office:The floor is open for nomination of candidates for the presidency.
  2. the state of being nominated.
  • Latin nōminātiōn- (stem of nōminātiō) a naming, nomination. See nominate, -ion
  • late Middle English 1375–1425

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
ˌnomiˈnation /ˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən/ n
  1. the act of nominating or state of being nominated, esp as an election candidate
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