Translation of "elect" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk us /ɪˈlekt/

B2 [ T ] to choose someone for a particular job or position by voting

[ often passive ] She was elected to the US Senate in 2004.
He was elected president in 1997.
elect to do sth formal

to choose to do something

zdecydować się coś zrobić
The child elected to stay with his mother.
→ See also re-elect

(Translation of “elect” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)