Meaning of “electoral college” in the English Dictionary

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"electoral college" in British English

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electoral collegenoun [ C ]

uk /ɪˌlek.tər.əl ˈkɒl.ɪdʒ/ us /ɪˌlek.tɚ.əl ˈkɑː.lɪdʒ/

a group of people whose job is to choose a political or religious leader

(Definition of “electoral college” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"electoral college" in American English

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electoral collegenoun [ U ]

politics & government a group of people whose votes are determined by how the people vote in each state, and who officially elect the president and vice president in the US

(Definition of “electoral college” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)