re-elect

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re·e·lect

also re-e·lect (rē′ĭ-lĕkt′)
tr.v. re·e·lect·ed, re·e·lect·ing, re·e·lects also re-e·lect·ed or re-e·lect·ing or re-e·lects
To elect again.

re′e·lec′tion n.
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re-elect

vb (tr)
to elect (a person, political party, etc) to an official post for a further term
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re-elect


Past participle: re-elected
Gerund: re-electing

Imperative
re-elect
re-elect
Present
I re-elect
you re-elect
he/she/it re-elects
we re-elect
you re-elect
they re-elect
Preterite
I re-elected
you re-elected
he/she/it re-elected
we re-elected
you re-elected
they re-elected
Present Continuous
I am re-electing
you are re-electing
he/she/it is re-electing
we are re-electing
you are re-electing
they are re-electing
Present Perfect
I have re-elected
you have re-elected
he/she/it has re-elected
we have re-elected
you have re-elected
they have re-elected
Past Continuous
I was re-electing
you were re-electing
he/she/it was re-electing
we were re-electing
you were re-electing
they were re-electing
Past Perfect
I had re-elected
you had re-elected
he/she/it had re-elected
we had re-elected
you had re-elected
they had re-elected
Future
I will re-elect
you will re-elect
he/she/it will re-elect
we will re-elect
you will re-elect
they will re-elect
Future Perfect
I will have re-elected
you will have re-elected
he/she/it will have re-elected
we will have re-elected
you will have re-elected
they will have re-elected
Future Continuous
I will be re-electing
you will be re-electing
he/she/it will be re-electing
we will be re-electing
you will be re-electing
they will be re-electing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been re-electing
you have been re-electing
he/she/it has been re-electing
we have been re-electing
you have been re-electing
they have been re-electing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been re-electing
you will have been re-electing
he/she/it will have been re-electing
we will have been re-electing
you will have been re-electing
they will have been re-electing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been re-electing
you had been re-electing
he/she/it had been re-electing
we had been re-electing
you had been re-electing
they had been re-electing
Conditional
I would re-elect
you would re-elect
he/she/it would re-elect
we would re-elect
you would re-elect
they would re-elect
Past Conditional
I would have re-elected
you would have re-elected
he/she/it would have re-elected
we would have re-elected
you would have re-elected
they would have re-elected
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re-elect

verb re-appoint, re-select, pick again, choose again, vote in again The president will pursue lower taxes if he is re-elected.
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Translations

re-elect

[ˈriːɪˈlekt] VTreelegir
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re-elect

[ˌriːɪˈlɛkt] reelect (US) vtréélire
to re-elect sb as sth → réélire qn qch
He was re-elected as party leader → Il a été réélu au poste de chef du parti.
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re-elect

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re-elect

[ˌriːɪˈlekt] vtrieleggere
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re-elect

(riːiˈlekt) verb
to elect again. They have re-elected him to Parliament.
ˌre-eˈlection (-ʃən) noun
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