nominate (one) as (something)

nominate (one) as (something)

To recommend, suggest, or put forward one as a candidate for some role or position. The board of directors said they want to nominate me as the company's representative during the tribunal. This is the first time he has been nominated as a candidate in a election.
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nominate someone as something

to suggest someone to be the candidate to serve as something. I would like to nominate Karen as our representative. She nominated herself as the one most likely to do the job.
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