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electoral Syllabification: e·lec·tor·al
Pronunciation: /əˈlekt(ə)rəl/

Definition of electoral in English:


Of or relating to elections or electors: electoral reform
More example sentences
  • If that state was Nevada, with five electoral votes, the election would be tied.
  • Here is strong evidence of the need to reform the electoral system so every vote counts.
  • From being Labour's saviour and electoral ace with the swing voter, he will become the man in the way.


Pronunciation: /əˈlekt(ə)rəlē/
Example sentences
  • This has proved electorally successful, delivering Labour its two best ever election triumphs.
  • A party's choice of leader is electorally important in so far as the person influences its electoral image.
  • He did this just because it was electorally popular and, crucially, a way of repaying election donors.

Words that rhyme with electoral

pectoral, prefectoral, protectoral
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