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general election

noun [C]
 
 
POLITICS, GOVERNMENT
an election in which all the voters in a country elect the government: With a general election likely next year, the necessary legislation may not be tabled for more than 12 months. →  Compare by-election
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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