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election

noun
 
 
/ɪˈlekʃən/
[C or U] a time when people vote to choose someone for an official job: have/hold an election By the time of the annual meeting we will be ready to hold elections for the new executive board. lose/win an electionelection as sth These are the nominees for election as director.stand/run for election (to sth) She has decided that she will run for election to the Advisory Committee.
[S] the fact of being chosen for an official job by people voting for you: election as sth She embarked on a series of sweeping changes to the company after her election as director.
Translations of “election”
in Korean 선거…
in Arabic انْتِخاب…
in Portuguese eleição, eleições…
in Catalan eleccions…
in Japanese 選挙…
in Italian elezione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 選舉…
in Russian выборы…
in Turkish seçim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 选举…
in Polish wybory…
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