Definitions

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  • n. The act of renominating, of nominating again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of nominating again or anew; a repeated nomination.

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Examples

  • I’m agnostic about Bernanke, but I think his renomination is (EDIT: not) nearly important as his supporters and detractors imply.

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Geithner’s Gulch

  • He's accepting, by the way, his renomination, which is what President Bush does tomorrow.

    CNN Transcript Sep 1, 2004

  • Sen. Orrin Hatch R-Utah called the renomination "a disappointing decision."

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • The fact that Republicans went along with the renomination of a conservative, Republican-appointed Fed Chair says nothing about how they would respond to the appointment of left-leaning economists.

    Matthew Yglesias » Filling Fed Vacancies

  • The legislators who are so against his renomination would be better put to speed up financial reform.

    Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Geithner’s Gulch

  • What I can not fathom is the support that progressive economists like Paul Krugman and Brad DeLong have shown for him throughout this crisis, and now for renomination.

    Matthew Yglesias » Bernanke on Japan

  • Last cycle, three incumbent senators lost renomination; two of them lost to tea party-backed candidates.

    Indiana GOP lines up behind Lugar's primary challenger

  • After all, his father had returned from his ambassadorship to England determined to derail President Roosevelt's re-election in the fall of 1940; Joe Jr. had become a prominent American Firster, and voted against President Roosevelt's renomination as Democratic party candidate - and Robert Kennedy even worked for Joe McCarthy.

    Nigel Hamilton: The Kennedys

  • Two GOP senators lost their renomination bids in 2010, although one of them, Alaska's Lisa Murkowski, won the general election as a write-in candidate.

    'We Need an Election'

  • Much eyebrow-raising amongst the enviros on rumors that former Republican senator Bob Bennett of Utah, who lost a renomination bid last year for another term, is being hired by the Wilderness Society.

    Wordly advice to Rumsfeld, from Gingrich, Wolfowitz & Co.

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