Definition of superdelegate in English:

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superdelegate

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞opərˌdeləɡət/

noun

US
(In the Democratic Party) an unelected delegate who is free to support any candidate for the presidential nomination at the party’s national convention.
Example sentences
  • She also arranged a private meeting later in the day with uncommitted superdelegates.
  • The former president says he also sees an effort afoot to strong-arm undecided superdelegates to make their choice fast.
  • This morning, Barack Obama picked up two additional superdelegates.
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