Translation of elect in Spanish:
- 1 (Admin, Politics) 1.1 if elected, I promise to …he was elected presidentsi salgo elegido, prometo …to elect somebodylo eligieron or fue elegido presidente
tosomethingelegir a alguien paraalgoExample sentences1.2
also: elected past participle(representative/government)
- 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.
- 2 (choose) [formal]to elect to +
infinitivethey elected to stay in their own countryoptar por+ infinitivedecidir + infinitiveoptaron por or decidieron quedarse en su propio paísExample sentences
- 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) the president electla presidenta electaExample sentences
- 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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