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election /ɪˈlekʃən/ noun


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election
[noun]
Synonyms: voting, appointment, choice, judgment, preference, selection, vote
English Thesaurus: election, ballot, referendum, the polls, show of hands, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

election S2 W1 /ɪˈlekʃən/ noun
[Word Family: noun: election, re-election, elector, electorate, electioneering; adjective: elected ≠ unelected, electoral, elect; verb: elect, re-elect; adverb: electorally]

1. [countable] when people vote to choose someone for an official position:
The Labour Party won the 2001 election by a huge majority.
Elections for the state governorship will be on November 25.

2. [singular] the fact of being elected to an official position:
Within three months of his election he was forced to resign.
sb’s election to something
his election to Parliament
general election

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

election
noun
ADJ. fair, free | democratic, multi-party | rigged | direct, indirect | fresh, new | early The prime minister may decide to call an early election.
primary, run-off | federal, local, municipal, national, regional, state | congressional, council, general, gubernatorial, leadership, legislative, local government, mayoral, parliamentary, party, presidential, Senate
VERB + ELECTION have, hold | call | contest, fight | stand for | lose, win | rig
ELECTION + VERB take place | be due, be scheduled for Elections are scheduled for November.
ELECTION + NOUN campaign | manifesto, pledge, promise | broadcast | candidate | defeat, victory | day, night, year | fraud
PREP. at/in a/the ~ in the 2001 general election
by ~ Membership of the committee is by election.
~ to her election to the Senate
PHRASES the outcome of an election, the run-up to an election opinion poll results in the run-up to elections

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

election

have/hold an election
The government plans to hold an election in November.
call an election (=arrange for an election to happen)
The Prime Minister would be unwise to call an election now.
win an election
Who do you think will win the election?
lose an election
If the party loses the election, they may decide they need a new leader.
fight an election British English (also contest an election British English formal) (=take part in it and try to win)
Three independent candidates are also planning to contest the election.
run for election (also stand for election British English) (=try to become elected)
If you plan to stand for election to the committee, you must be nominated by three members.
rig an election (=dishonestly arrange the result)
He accused the ruling party of rigging the elections.
boycott an election (=refuse to take part in an election as a protest)
Opposition parties have threatened to boycott the elections.
fair (=with no unfair advantage to one person or group)
The ruling party has promised that the elections will be fair.
free (=with everyone allowed to vote for who they want)
These will be the country’s first free multi-party elections.
democratic
The unions are calling for democratic elections.
a general/national election (=one in which the whole country votes to elect a government)
Labour’s victory in the general election gave them a huge majority.
a local/regional election
The Green Party increased its share of the vote in the French regional elections.
a presidential election (=to elect a new president)
He is the Democrat Party’s candidate for the next presidential election.
a leadership election (=to elect a new leader for a political party)
The result of the leadership election will be announced today.
a congressional/parliamentary election (=to elect people to a congress or parliament)
People voted overwhelmingly Republican in the last congressional elections.
a federal election (=to elect a federal government)
The federal elections are scheduled for May 2.
a mayoral election (=to elect a new mayor)
The mayoral elections are due to take place next month.
a gubernatorial election (=one to elect a governor)
We are still waiting for the result of the gubernatorial election in New Jersey.
an election victory/defeat
He became prime minister after a decisive election victory.
the election results
The election results have been coming in all night.
an election campaign
The election campaign got off to a bad start.
an election candidate British English (=someone trying to be elected in an election)
Local party members choose the election candidates.
an election promise/pledge (=one that is made while a person or party is trying to be elected)
The government has broken all its election promises.
an election broadcast British English (=a programme by a party saying why people should vote for them in an election)
a Conservative Party election broadcast
an election rally (=a public meeting to support a politician or party before an election)
He drove to Paris to address an election rally.
an election year (=a year in which there is an election)
The Chancellor won’t raise taxes in an election year.
election day/night (=the day or night when people are voting and the votes are being counted)
We urge all our supporters to get out and vote on election night.
election time
I’m sick of all those political pamphlets that come through my door at election time.
the run-up to the election (=the period of time before an election)
There have been violent street protests in the run-up to the elections.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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