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Definition of dream ticket in English:


A pair of candidates standing together for political office who are ideally matched to attract widespread support.
Example sentences
  • One of those post several pint political hypotheticals came up - what would have been the real dream ticket for the Democrats in the US presidential election?
  • The pair were excitedly referred to as a dream ticket when they arrived a year ago but, for Dalglish, the return has served only to obliterate his lustre as far as the majority of Celtic supporters are concerned.
  • A couple of months ago I fantasised about a dream ticket that could both unite the US and rejoin the battle against Islamist terror with new vigour and integrity.
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