Meaning of “general election” in the English Dictionary

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"general election" in American English

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general electionnoun [ C ]

a national or state election, not a local one

(Definition of “general election” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"general election" in Business English

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general electionnoun [ C ]

uk us POLITICS, GOVERNMENT

an election in which all the voters in a country elect the government:

With a general election likely next year, the necessary legislation may not be tabled for more than 12 months.
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(Definition of “general election” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)