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British English: /ɪˈlɛkt/
American English: /əˈlɛkt/

Translation of elect in French:


transitive verb

  • 1 (by vote)
    élire (representative, president etc) (from, from among au sein de)
    to be elected to a post/an assembly
    être élu à un poste/à une assemblée
    to elect somebody (as) president
    élire quelqu'un président
  • 2 (choose)
    choisir (method, system etc)
    to elect to do to be elected a member/as leader
    être élu membre/chef

also: elected past participle adjective

  • (authority, government, officer, representative)


  • (after n) (before n) the president elect
    le président élu n'ayant pas encore pris ses fonctions
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