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Engelsk navneord: election

1. election (om handling) a vote to select the winner of a position or political office


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe results of the election will be announced tonight.


Mindre specifikke termervote


Mere specifikke termerby-election, bye-election, general election, primary, primary election, reelection, runoff


Indenfor samme emneområdeabsentee ballot, absolute majority, contestee, contester, majority, plurality, poll, public servant, relative majority

2. election (om handling) the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer election of medicine as a profession.


Mindre specifikke termerchoice, option, pick, selection


Mere specifikke termerco-optation, co-option, cumulative vote

3. election (om tilstand) the status or fact of being elected


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey celebrated his election.


Mindre specifikke termerposition, status

4. election (om erkendelse) the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)


Mindre specifikke termerforeordination, predestination, predetermination, preordination









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