electionnoun [C or U]uk /iˈlek.ʃən/ us /iˈlek.ʃən/
- There was a fall in support for the Republican party at the last election.
- I voted Labour in the last election.
- The election for the leadership of the council will take place on Tuesday.
- The recent free elections mark the next step in the country's progress towards democracy.
- He has established himself as the leading candidate in the election.