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English definition of “-elect”
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›used after the title of an officialjob to refer to someone who has been chosen by vote to do that job, but who has not yet started doing it: Mr Theroux is chairman-elect of the Promotion Marketing Association.
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,