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elect

verb /iˈlekt/
to choose by vote
elegir
He was elected chairman She has been elected to the committee.
(formal) to choose (to do something)
decidir
They elected to go by taxi.
election /-ʃən/ noun the choosing, or choice, (usually by vote) of person(s) for office
elección
When do the elections take place? He is standing for election again.
electioneer /-ʃə-/ verb to work to bring about the election of a candidate.
hacer campaña (electoral)
elector noun a person who has the right to vote at an election
elector
Not all the electors bothered to vote.
electoral adjective of elections or electors
electoral
The names of all electors are listed in the electoral roll.
electorate /-rət/ noun all electors taken together
electorado
Half of the electorate did not vote.
Translations of “elect”
in Arabic يَنْتَخِب…
in Korean 선출하다…
in Malaysian dipilih, pilih…
in French élire, choisir de faire qqch.…
in Turkish oylamayla seçmek…
in Italian eleggere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選舉,推選…
in Russian избирать, выбирать…
in Polish wybierać…
in Vietnamese bầu cử, chọn…
in Portuguese eleger, escolher…
in Thai เลือกตั้ง, เลือก…
in German wählen…
in Catalan elegir…
in Japanese (人)を選ぶ…
in Indonesian memilih, lebih suka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选举,推选…
(Definition of elect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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