Definition of electoral in English:


Line breaks: elect|or¦al
Pronunciation: /ɪˈlɛkt(ə)r(ə)l


Relating to elections or electors: electoral reform
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  • 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.



[sentence adverb]: the week had been, electorally, the most effective conference since the 1960s
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  • 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.

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