Translation of "elect" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /ɪˈlekt/

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

oylamayla seçmek
[ 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

bir şey yapmak için seçmek
The child elected to stay with his mother.
→ See also re-elect

(Translation of “elect” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)