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running mate

noun [C] uk   us  
in the US, a political partner chosen for a politician who is trying to get elected: If a candidate for president wins the election, his/her running mate becomes the vice president.
Translations of “running mate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國政治選舉中的)競選夥伴…
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国政治选举中的)竞选伙伴…
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