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Saltos de línea: elec|tion
Pronunciación: /ɪˈlɛkʃ(ə)n

Definición de election en inglés:


1A formal and organized choice by vote of a person for a political office or other position: the 2008 local elections [mass noun]: he agreed to stand for election
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The far left has failed to fully build on its vote in the presidential elections.
  • All of which brings us back again to the big issue of why so few people vote in local elections.
  • What you vote for in elections is not more freedom and more democracy but more politicians.
1.1 [mass noun] The action of electing or the fact of being elected: his election to the House of Representatives
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • That same year he gained election to a fellowship at St John's College, Cambridge.
  • Among the honours which Mansion received was election to the Royal Academy of Belgium.
  • Among his many foreign honours was election to the Académie des Sciences of Paris.


Middle English: via Old French from Latin electio(n-), from eligere 'pick out' (see elect).

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