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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a politician who is running for public office;
[syn: campaigner, candidate, nominee]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nominee \Nom`i*nee"\, n. [See Nominate, and -ee.] A person named, or designated, by another, to any office, duty, or position; one nominated, or proposed, by others for office or for election to office. One remains a nominee until one has been elected or has assumed the office. [1913 Webster +PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

nominee n 1: a politician who is running for public office [syn: campaigner, candidate, nominee]
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

NOMINEE, n. A modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of public office.