Definition of general election in English:

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general election


The election of representatives to a legislature (in the UK, to the House of Commons) from constituencies throughout the country.
Example sentences
  • Presidential general elections and primary elections need not be an instantaneous public interest poll.
  • It has superintended two general elections, two municipal elections and numerous by-elections.
  • It was a first for pictures to be placed on the ballot papers in a general election.

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