Translation of "candidate" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /ˈkæn·dɪ·dət/ us /ˈkæn·dəˌdeɪt/

a person who takes part in an election

candidato, -a
a presidential candidate

a person who tries to get a job

candidato, -a
There are three candidates for the job.

B1 UK someone who is taking an exam

candidato, -a

(Translation of “candidate” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)