Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “candidacy”

See all translations

candidacy

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/ˈkændɪdəsi/ ( UK also candidature)
POLITICS a situation in which someone is competing for an elected position: He waited until the end of August to announce his candidacy.
Translations of “candidacy”
in Korean 입후보…
in Arabic تَرشُّح, تَرشيح…
in Portuguese candidatura…
in Catalan candidatura…
in Japanese 立候補…
in Italian candidatura…
in Chinese (Traditional) 候選,候選人資格(或身分)…
in Russian кандидатура…
in Turkish adaylık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 候选,候选资格…
in Polish kandydatura…
(Definition of candidacy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of candidacy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “candidacy” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

baby

a very young child, especially one that has not yet begun to walk or talk

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More