Translation of "candidate" - English-Spanish 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

There are three candidates for the job.

B1 UK someone who is taking an exam

candidato, -a

(Translation of “candidate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkӕndidət, (American) -deit/

a person who enters for a competition or examination (for a job, prize etc)

candidato, aspirante
a candidate for the job of manager
a parliamentary candidate.
candidacy /-dəsi/ noun (also candidature /-dətʃə/)

being a candidate.

Senator John F. Kennedy announced his candidacy for president of the United States on January 2nd, 1960.

(Translation of “candidate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)