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1 elect ˈlɛkt/ verb
elects; elected; electing
1 elect
ˈlɛkt/
verb
elects; elected; electing
Learner's definition of ELECT
[+ object]
: to select (someone) for a position, job, etc., by voting
somewhat formal : to choose to do (something) followed by to + verb
2 elect ˈlɛkt/ noun
2 elect
ˈlɛkt/
noun
Learner's definition of ELECT
[plural]
: people who belong to a special group and have privileges that other people do not have
3 elect ˈlɛkt/ adjective
3 elect
ˈlɛkt/
adjective
Learner's definition of ELECT
always used after a noun
: having been elected : chosen for a public office but not yet holding that office often hyphenated
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