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can·di·date

 (kăn′dĭ-dāt′, -dĭt)
n.
1. A person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor.
2. A student who has nearly completed the requirements for a degree.
3. One that seems likely to gain a certain position or come to a certain fate: young actors who are candidates for stardom; a memorandum that is a good candidate for the trash can.

[Latin candidātus, clothed in white (from the white togas worn by Romans seeking office), candidate, from candidus, white; see candid.]

can′di·da·cy (-də-sē), can′di·da·ture′ (-də-cho͝or′, -chər) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.candidacy - the campaign of a candidate to be electedcandidacy - the campaign of a candidate to be elected
whistle-stop tour - a tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns are visited; "in 1948 Truman crossed the country several times on his whistle-stop tours"
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
front-porch campaign, front-porch campaigning - a campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel; "William McKinley's dignified front-porch campaign won him the presidency in 1896"; "her approach was the opposite of a passive front-porch campaign"
hustings - the activities involved in political campaigning (especially speech making)
whispering campaign - the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate
stumping - campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)
Translations
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kandidaturauchazečství
kandidatur
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kandidatura

candidacy

[ˈkændɪdəsɪ] N (esp US) → candidatura f

candidacy

[ˈkændɪdəsi] ncandidature f

candidacy

nKandidatur f

candidacy

[ˈkændɪdəsɪ] candidature (Brit) [ˈkændɪdətʃəʳ] ncandidatura

candidate

(ˈkӕndidət) , ((American) -deit) noun
a person who enters for a competition or examination (for a job, prize etc). a candidate for the job of manager; a parliamentary candidate.
ˈcandidacy (-dəsi) , ˈcandidature (-dətʃə) noun
being a candidate.
References in classic literature ?
There was nothing illegal in this; the story assumes that as often in medieval Europe a new king might be chosen from among all the men of the royal family; but Prince Hamlet had reason to feel that Claudius had taken advantage of his absence to forestall his natural candidacy.
Once or twice he caught the sound of his own name, and he knew that they were discussing his candidacy.
Since then Conservative secretaries of state for Wales have helped legalise dual candidacy.
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Foreclosing my candidacy under these circumstances was a violation of every Haitian's Constitutional right to participate in an election.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Several candidates from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) have announced that they have withdrawn their deputy candidacy for the party, in some cases because they were not happy with their place on the candidacy list for June's upcoming general election.
by President Ali Ben Salem to allow deputies hold consultation on the agenda of the session, in particular concerning the candidacy for Speaker and Deputy Speakers.
twelve (12) month Candidacy requirement shall be waived.
Summary: Speaker Nabih Berri has filed his candidacy paperwork for the parliamentary election scheduled for November, defying talk of another extension to Parliament's mandate.
com)-- As filing authority, Judge Arthur Ware, County Judge for Potter County, has reviewed the Declaration of Write-In Candidacy filed with the County Judge's Office by Mr.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Mohammad Firas Yassin Rajjouh and Abdul-Salam Youssef Salameh have submitted their applications to the Supreme Constitutional Court announcing their candidacy for the upcoming presidential election.
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