Share this entry

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

Translation of candidate in German:

noun

  • 1
    (Kandidat der, Kandidatin die)
    (Anwärter der, Anwärterin die)
    a candidate for Mayor
    ein Bürgermeisterkandidat/-kandidatin
    he offered himself as a candidate for the position
    er bot sich als Kandidat für den Posten an
    candidates for a club/for membership
    Anwärter für einen Klub/auf Mitgliedschaft
    attrib. candidate country
    (in the EU)
  • 2
    (examinee) (Kandidat der, Kandidatin die)
    a PhD candidate
    ein Promotionskandidat od. Promovend
    a candidate for a degree
    ein Prüfling od. Examinand

Definition of candidate in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day luxe
    Pronunciation: ləks
    adjective
    expensive and of high quality; luxurious