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  Definition of Election
  1. the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice; "her election of medicine as a profession"
  2. a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
  3. the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)
  4. the status or fact of being elected; "they celebrated his election"
Hyponyms: co-option, co-optation, cumulative vote, reelection, general election, primary, primary election, by election, bye election, runoff

 

Derivational Morphology: elect

 

Anagrams: Tolectin

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 竞选   Danish: valg  
Dutch: verkiezing   Esperanto: elekto  
Finnish: vaali   French: élection  
German: Wahl   Greek: εκλογή  
Hungarian: választás   Italian: elezione  
Malayalam: തിരഞ്ഞെടുപ്പ്   Polish: wybory  
Swedish: val  
 
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