Translation of elect in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1 [Admin] [Politics/Política] 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
tosth elegir* a algn paraalgo 1.2(elected past participle of/participio pasado de)[representative/government] elegido (por el pueblo)
- 2 (choose) [formal] to elect to +
infinitive/infinitivooptar por+ infinitive/infinitivo, decidir + infinitive/infinitivothey elected to stay in their own country optaron por or decidieron quedarse en su propio paísExample sentences
- 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.
- 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’.
- 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.
- (after noun/detrás del nombre) the president elect el presidente electo, la presidenta electa
plural noun/nombre plural
- the elect los elegidos
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