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"election" in British English

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electionnoun [C or U]

uk   /iˈlek.ʃən/  us   /iˈlek.ʃən/
B1 a time when people vote in order to choose someone for a political or official job: The government is expected to call an election (= allow the country to vote) very soon. Local government elections will take place in May. The first election results have started to come in.

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(Definition of election from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"election" in American English

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electionnoun [C/U]

 us   /ɪˈlek·ʃən/
politics & government the act or occasion of being chosen for a particular job, esp. by voting: [C] congressional/presidential elections [U] His election to the Senate was all but assured. [U] Election Day is the first Tuesday in November.
(Definition of election from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"election" in Business English

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electionnoun

uk   us   /ɪˈlekʃən/
[C or U] a time when people vote to choose someone for an official job: have/hold an election By the time of the annual meeting we will be ready to hold elections for the new executive board. lose/win an electionelection as sth These are the nominees for election as director.stand/run for election (to sth) She has decided that she will run for election to the Advisory Committee.
[S] the fact of being chosen for an official job by people voting for you: election as sth She embarked on a series of sweeping changes to the company after her election as director.
(Definition of election from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “election”
in Arabic انْتِخاب…
in Korean 선거…
in Portuguese eleição, eleições…
in Catalan eleccions…
in Japanese 選挙…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选举…
in Turkish seçim…
in Russian выборы…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選舉…
in Italian elezione…
in Polish wybory…
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“election” in Business English

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