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running matenoun [C]

 us   /ˈrʌn·ɪŋ ˌmeɪt/
someone who is ​trying to get ​elected to the second of two ​toppositions: It will ​soon be ​time for the ​presidentialcandidates to ​choosetheir running mates.
(Definition of running mate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (美国政治选举中的)竞选伙伴…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國政治選舉中的)競選夥伴…
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