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English definition of “candidate”


noun [C]     /ˈkændɪdət/
POSITION B2 one of the people taking part in an election or trying to get a job : a presidential candidateElectionsRecruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobsVoters and Candidates in elections
EXAM UK B1 someone who is taking an exam Students and pupils
(Definition of candidate noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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