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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.
What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)
by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete