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British English: /ˈkandɪdeɪt/
, /ˈkandɪdət/
American English: /ˈkændɪˌdeɪt/
, /ˈkændɪdət/

Translation of candidate in French:


  • 1 (Politics) the candidate for mayor/for Oxford
    le candidat à la mairie/pour Oxford
    a candidate for the presidency, a presidential candidate
    un candidat à la présidence
    the Conservative candidate
    le candidat du parti conservateur
    to stand as a candidate (in an election)
    se porter candidat (à une élection)
    a strong/weak candidate
    un candidat bien/mal placé
  • 2 (for job) to be a likely candidate (for the job)
    être bien placé (pour obtenir le poste)
    the successful candidate will have a university degree (in ad)

    le candidat retenu devra avoir un diplôme universitaire
  • 3 (School, University) (in exam, for admission)
  • 5 [figurative]the sector is a candidate for restructuring/privatization
    le secteur est bien placé pour être restructuré/privatisé
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