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candidate

Pronunciation: /ˈkændədeɪt; ˈkændɪdət/

Translation of candidate in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (for job, election, exam) candidato, (masculine, feminine) the Republican candidate for Governor el candidato republicano a gobernador
    Example sentences
    • He was an unsuccessful candidate in the general election and he came knocking at my door for my vote.
    • I suppose that it was also a good year for many independent candidates in the general election.
    • It is a chance for general election candidates to make a practical difference.
    Example sentences
    • It also claims this will also permit it to return copies of marked scripts to schools and candidates.
    • The writer is a doctoral candidate in Teacher Development at the University of Toronto.
    • Examiners and candidates have to manage these hybrid discourses within their conversation.

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