candidate

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candidate /ˈkændəˌdeɪt/ /ˈkændədət/ noun
plural candidates
candidate
/ˈkændəˌdeɪt/ /ˈkændədət/
noun
plural candidates
Learner's definition of CANDIDATE
[count]
: a person who is trying to be elected
often + for
: a person who is being considered for a job, position, award, etc. often + for
: a person who meets all the requirements for something often + for
: a student in the process of meeting final requirements for a degree
British : someone who is taking an exam
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