Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “mayoralty”

See all translations


noun [U] uk   /ˈmeə.rəl.ti/ us    /ˈmeɪ.ɔːr.əl-/
the office of being a mayor, or the period of time for which someone is a mayor
Translations of “mayoralty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 市長職位, 市長任期…
in Chinese (Simplified) 市长职位, 市长任期…
(Definition of mayoralty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of mayoralty?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day


the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to separate the single things in a list

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More