electorate


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e·lec·tor·ate

 (ĭ-lĕk′tər-ĭt)
n.
1. A body of qualified voters.
2. The dignity or territory of an elector of the Holy Roman Empire.

electorate

(ɪˈlɛktərɪt)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the body of all qualified voters
2. (Historical Terms) the rank, position, or territory of an elector of the Holy Roman Empire
3. (Parliamentary Procedure) Austral and NZ the area represented by a Member of Parliament
4. Austral and NZ the voters in a constituency

e•lec•tor•ate

(ɪˈlɛk tər ɪt)

n.
1. the body of persons entitled to vote in an election.
2. the dignity or territory of an Elector of the Holy Roman Empire.
[1665–75]

electorate

All of the people who are entitled to vote in a particular election.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electorate - the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote
citizenry, people - the body of citizens of a state or country; "the Spanish people"
constituency - the body of voters who elect a representative for their area
vote - a body of voters who have the same interests; "he failed to get the Black vote"
elector, voter - a citizen who has a legal right to vote
Translations
مَجْموع الناخِبيننَاخِبُون
elektorátvoliči
vælgerkorpsvælgerskarevalgberettigede
äänestäjätäänioikeutettuvaalipiiri
izborno tijelo
választók
kjósendur
選挙人
유권자
valkrets
ผู้มีสิทธิ์เลือกตั้ง
đoàn cử tri

electorate

[ɪˈlektərɪt] Nelectorado m

electorate

[ɪˈlɛktərət] nélectorat m

electorate

nWähler pl, → Wählerschaft f

electorate

[ɪˈlɛktrɪt] nelettorato

elect

(iˈlekt) verb
1. to choose by vote. He was elected chairman; elected to the committee.
2. to choose (to do something). They elected to go by taxi.
adjective
(placed immediately after noun) chosen for office but not yet in it. the president elect.
eˈlection (-ʃən) noun
the choosing, or choice, (usually by vote) of person(s) for office. When do the elections take place?; He is standing for election again.
eˌlectioˈneer (-ʃə-) verb
to work to bring about the election of a candidate.
eˈlector noun
a person who has the right to vote at an election. Not all the electors bothered to vote.
eˈlectoral adjective
of elections or electors. The names of all electors are listed in the electoral roll.
eˈlectorate (-rət) noun
all electors taken together. Half of the electorate did not vote.

electorate

نَاخِبُون voliči vælgerkorps Wählerschaft εκλογικό σώμα electorado äänestäjät électorat izborno tijelo elettorato 選挙人 유권자 kiezers velgergruppe elektorat eleitorado электорат valkrets ผู้มีสิทธิ์เลือกตั้ง seçmen bölgesi đoàn cử tri 选民
References in classic literature ?
Prince Michael, of the Electorate of Valleluna, sat on his favourite bench in the park.
The social world, the world of art, the fellowship of the elect, adulation, imitation, the homage of the fairest, honours from the highest, praise from the wisest, flattery, esteem, credit, pleasure, fame--all the honey of life was waiting in the comb in the hive of the world for Prince Michael, of the Electorate of Valleluna, whenever he might choose to take it.
If it may serve to mitigate the liberty I have taken I will add that I am Prince Michael, heir to the throne of the Electorate of Valleluna.
went the club of realism against the shoe soles of Prince Michael, of the Electorate of Valleluna.
I must confess that it was at first a painful shock to me to realise that the time had come when it was necessary for us to take any heed of the uneducated rabble who seem born into the world discontented with their station in life, and instead of making honest attempts to improve it waste their time railing against us who are more fortunately placed, and in endeavours to mislead in every possible way the electorate of the country.
The chairman was still more worried when the monster torchlight procession came off, with the members of the Doyle Republican Association all in red capes and hats, and free beer for every voter in the ward--the best beer ever given away in a political campaign, as the whole electorate testified.
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