Definition of unelected in English:


Line breaks: un|elect¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌnɪˈlɛktɪd


  • (Of an official) not elected: unelected bureaucrats
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    • Yet, Commissioners are unelected and the Commission is often portrayed as an unaccountable technocracy.
    • They are staffed and managed by a bunch of unelected officials and governors.
    • From this time, unelected officials from this bureaucracy have proved on occasions to be in competition with the president.

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