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Translation of "elect" - English-Spanish dictionary

elect

verb   /ɪˈlekt/
to choose someone for a particular job or position by voting elegir He was elected president in 2008.
(Definition of elect from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

elect

verb /iˈlekt/
to choose by vote elegir He was elected chairman She has been elected to the committee.
(formal) to choose (to do something) decidir They elected to go by taxi.
election /-ʃən/ noun
the choosing, or choice, (usually by vote) of person(s) for office elección When do the elections take place? He is standing for election again.
electioneer /-ʃə-/ verb
to work to bring about the election of a candidate. hacer campaña (electoral)
elector noun
a person who has the right to vote at an election elector Not all the electors bothered to vote.
electoral adjective
of elections or electors electoral The names of all electors are listed in the electoral roll.
electorate /-rət/ noun
all electors taken together electorado Half of the electorate did not vote.
(Definition of elect from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “elect”
in Korean 선출하다…
in Arabic يَنْتَخِب…
in Malaysian dipilih, pilih…
in French élire, choisir de faire qqch.…
in Russian избирать, выбирать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選舉,推選…
in Italian eleggere…
in Turkish oylamayla seçmek…
in Polish wybierać…
in Vietnamese bầu cử, chọn…
in Portuguese eleger, escolher…
in Thai เลือกตั้ง, เลือก…
in German wählen…
in Catalan elegir…
in Japanese (人)を選ぶ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选举,推选…
in Indonesian memilih, lebih suka…
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