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

Translation of candidate in German:


  • 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
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