Definition of pre-election in English:


Syllabification: pre-e·lec·tion
Pronunciation: /prē-iˈlekSHən
(also pre-electoral)


  • Occurring or existing in the time leading up to an election: his pre-election speech
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    • In contrast to previous elections, the pre-election campaign has so far been dull.
    • The final poll you should do is a pre-election ballot test about two to three weeks before the election.
    • I have to give our pre-election speech to the Press Club and need to prepare a bit.

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