Definition of 'election'
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Like I told you, I'm stuck with him till at least the next election. MURDER SONG (2002)The Aussies have got other things on their minds, with an election coming up. YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)The general election earlier in the year had returned Labour with only a slender majority. THE HARDIE INHERITANCE (2002)
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Translations for 'election'
British English: election /ɪˈlɛkʃən/ NOUN
An election is a process in which people vote to choose a person or group of people to hold an official position.
...the country's first free elections for more than fifty years.
- American English: election
- Arabic: اِنْتِخَاب
- Brazilian Portuguese: eleição
- Chinese: 选举
- Croatian: izbori
- Czech: volby
- Danish: valg afstemning
- Dutch: verkiezing
- European Spanish: elección candidato
- Finnish: vaalit
- French: élection
- German: Wahl Politik
- Greek: εκλογές
- Italian: elezione
- Japanese: 選挙
- Korean: 선거
- Norwegian: valg avstemming
- Polish: wybory
- European Portuguese: eleição
- Romanian: alegeri
- Russian: выборы
- Spanish: elección comicio
- Swedish: val allmänna
- Thai: การเลือกตั้ง
- Turkish: seçim
- Ukrainian: вибори
- Vietnamese: sự bầu cử
Definition of election from the Collins English Dictionary
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