There are 3 translations of elect in Spanish:

elect1

Pronunciation: /ɪˈlekt/

vt

  • 1 [Administration/Administración] [Government/Gobierno] 1.1 elegir* if elected, I promise to … si salgo elegido, prometo … he was elected president lo eligieron or fue elegido presidente to elect sb to sth elegir* a algn para algo 1.2
    (elected past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [representative/government] elegido (por el pueblo)
  • 2 (choose) [formal] to elect to + infinitive/infinitivo optar por + infinitive/infinitivo, decidir + infinitive/infinitivo they elected to stay in their own country optaron por or decidieron quedarse en su propio país
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    • We will also see that, by contrast, relatively few women are elected to public offices.
    • He was unanimously elected to the position at the first meeting of the new board.
    • Before the six months had gone by he was elected to the office of District Judge.
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    • God elects his people according to his foreknowledge of their choice of him.
    • Why did God elect only a portion of those who have lived?
    • For the God who elects to salvation is ‘not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance’.
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    • While some may chose to spend that season lazing beside rivers and quaffing champagne, the more discerning amongst us elect for the greensward and the thrill of clattering wickets.
    • If you like a short sortie you can choose one, on the other hand if you like a brisk climb you may elect for the Masshill climb.
    • A qualifying farmer may elect for a dependent spouse to participate on the scheme.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 3 translations of elect in Spanish:

elect2

adj

  • (after noun/detrás del nombre) the president elect el presidente electo, la presidenta electa
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    • Bradford's Liberal Democrat Lord Mayor elect, a member of the authority, said they wanted people to give information about suspected wrong doing.
    • The meeting also confirmed deputy town mayor Cllr Claire Wright as mayor elect for the next municipal year.
    • The special guest of honour for the evening was Patricia Metham, principal elect.

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.

There are 3 translations of elect in Spanish:

elect3

n pl

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Word of the day reubicar
vt
to relocate …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.