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Japanese translation of “candidate”

candidate

noun   /ˈkæn·dɪ·dət/
a person who takes part in an election
立候補者
a presidential candidate
a person who tries to get a job
(仕事の)希望者
There are three candidates for the job.
B1 UK someone who is taking an exam
受験者
(Definition of candidate noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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