Definition of unelectable in English:


Line breaks: un|elect¦able
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪˈlɛktəb(ə)l


  • (Of a candidate or party) very likely to be defeated at an election: an unelectable extremist
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    • People could afford the moral symbolism of voting for an unelectable candidate.
    • Their refusal to compromise is leading them to select candidates who are unelectable.
    • ‘We took a party considered unelectable and made it a feared campaigning machine that won two landslide elections,’ said Mr Campbell.

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