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任命

动词

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nominate

verb

Definitions of nominate

to officially give someone a task, job, or position

He was nominated Production Manager after 6 months with the company.

to officially enter or suggest someone as a candidate for an election, a prize, an award, or an honour etc

The Board shall nominate Charles H. Lodges for election to the Board at the 2015 Annual Meeting.

to give details about something in a formal way, especially the date or place for an event

The Buyer shall nominate the date of delivery.