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general election

noun [C] uk   us  
an election in which the people living in a country vote to choose the government
Translations of “general election”
in Korean 총선…
in Arabic انْتِخابات عامّة…
in Portuguese eleições gerais…
in Catalan eleccions generals…
in Japanese 総選挙…
in Italian elezioni generali…
in Chinese (Traditional) 普選, 大選…
in Russian всеобщие выборы…
in Turkish genel seçim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 普选, 大选…
in Polish wybory powszechne…
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