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English definition of “elect”

elect

noun [plural]     /ɪˈlekt/
the elect formal in the Bible, people who are chosen by GodThe Bible - people, events and places humorous any group of people who have been specially chosen for their particular qualitiesPosition and status in groups and organizationsGroups of people
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