Definition of 'elect'
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Naturally, those who prefer to face the police may elect to do so. THE GOSPEL MAKERS (2001)We were going to hold a rally next month to elect a new leader in Tejutla, an FMLN stronghold in the north of the country. THE DEVIL'S DOOR (2001)
If we're going to elect a foreperson, it should be a secret vote," said Mrs. Wahlbaum. ROUGH JUSTICE (2001)
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Translations for 'elect'
British English: elect /ɪˈlɛkt/ VERB
When people elect someone, they choose that person to represent them, by voting.
The college elected him Principal in 2009.
- American English: elect
- Arabic: يَنْتَخِبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: eleger
- Chinese: 推选
- Croatian: birati
- Czech: volit do funkce
- Danish: vælge
- Dutch: verkiezen
- European Spanish: elegir candidato
- Finnish: valita vaalilla
- French: élire
- German: wählen Politik
- Greek: εκλέγω
- Italian: eleggere
- Japanese: 選挙する
- Korean: 선출하다
- Norwegian: velge
- Polish: wybrać
- European Portuguese: eleger
- Romanian: a alege
- Russian: избирать
- Spanish: elegir
- Swedish: välja
- Thai: คัดเลือก
- Turkish: seçmek
- Ukrainian: обирати
- Vietnamese: bầu cử
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