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president-elect

Syllabification: pres·i·dent-e·lect

Definition of president-elect in English:

noun (plural presidents-elect)

A person who has been elected president but has not yet taken up office.
Example sentences
  • He said that the new director of the service should be elected after consultations between the government and the president-elect.
  • He is the president-elect of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
  • The president-elect was alluding to the biggest concern of Peru's ruling elite regarding the case.

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