Preelection Pre`["e]*lec"tion, n. Election beforehand. [1913 Webster]

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  • preelection — or pre election [prē΄ē lek′shən, prē΄əlek′shən] adj. occurring before an election n. a choice made in advance …   English World dictionary

  • preelection — I. |prē+ noun Etymology: pre + election 1. a. obsolete : preference b. : predestination 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • preelection — /pree i lek sheuhn/, n. 1. a choice or selection made beforehand. adj. 2. coming before an election: preelection promises. Also, pre election. [1890 95; PRE + ELECTION] * * * …   Universalium

  • preelection — pre•e•lec•tion or pre e•lec•tion [[t]ˌpri ɪˈlɛk ʃən[/t]] n. 1) a choice or selection made beforehand 2) coming before an election: preelection promises[/ex] • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • preelection — prɪːɪ lekʃn n. early election, advance election adj. of an early election; of early voting …   English contemporary dictionary

  • preelection — pre·election …   English syllables

  • préélection —  n.f. Élection préalable …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

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