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nominate

(of a TAXON) bearing the same name as its immediately superior taxon and is its type. For example in the redshank, Tringa totanus totanus is the nominate form of the species.
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I think he'll turn him round: I think the nomination may be staved off."
The man's career was ended; and on the day when the nomination of the new peer was announced, the man ended with it.
Of this famous house, some of the greatest noblemen, prelates, and dignitaries in England are governors: and as the boys are very comfortably lodged, fed, and educated, and subsequently inducted to good scholarships at the University and livings in the Church, many little gentlemen are devoted to the ecclesiastical profession from their tenderest years, and there is considerable emulation to procure nominations for the foundation.
Aspirants eyeing a Jubilee ticket to contest in the Kibra parliamentary by-election want party to recall and halt the gazetting of the nomination of football star MacDonald Mariga, citing the process was fraudulent.
Nominations must be submitted to: Grand Marshal Nomination, c/o Pana Bait Co., 284 North 2600 East Road, Pana, Illinois 62557 or Drop Off at Pana Bait Co.
Candidates of Sandakan by-election who have paid their election deposit have been reminded to bring their receipts on nomination day as proof of payment.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Apr 23 (ANI): As many as 439 nominations were received from seven Lok Sabha seats in the national capital, as per the details shared by the Chief Electoral Office (CEO) here on Tuesday, the last day of filing the nomination.
Trailing behind first spot by just one nomination is the radio heavyweight, Drake.
FAISALABAD -- Associate class of Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) was elected uncontested as four contesting candidates of Associate class withdrew their nomination papers and now there are only seven candidates against the seven vacant seats in this class.
Islamabad -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday accepted nomination papers of Dr.