noncandidate
noun Date: 1944 a person who is not a candidate; especially one who has refused to be a candidate for a particular political office • noncandidacy noun

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  • noncandidate — noncandidacy, n. /non kan di dayt , dit/, n. a person who has not yet announced his or her availability for election to a political office or who has declared himself or herself not a candidate. [1940 45; NON + CANDIDATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • noncandidate — noun Someone is not an official candidate for an office …   Wiktionary

  • noncandidate — non·candidate …   English syllables

  • noncandidate — non•can•di•date [[t]nɒnˈkæn dɪˌdeɪt, dɪt[/t]] n. gov a person who is not a candidate for a political office, esp. one who has announced that he or she is not a candidate • Etymology: 1940–45 non•can′di•da•cy, n …   From formal English to slang

  • noncandidate — /nɒnˈkændədət/ (say non kanduhduht), / deɪt/ (say dayt) noun a person who has declared that he or she is not a candidate, especially for political office. –noncandidacy /nɒnˈkændədəsi/ (say non kanduhduhsee), noncandidature /nɒnˈkændədətʃə/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • noncandidate — noun someone who has announced they are not a candidate; especially a politician who has announced that he or she is not a candidate for some political office • Hypernyms: ↑politician, ↑politico, ↑pol, ↑political leader * * * noncandidacy, n.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • noncandidacy — noun see noncandidate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • election — /i lek sheuhn/, n. 1. the selection of a person or persons for office by vote. 2. a public vote upon a proposition submitted. 3. the act of electing. 4. Theol. the choice by God of individuals, as for a particular work or for favor or salvation.… …   Universalium

  • non- — [nän, nun] [< L non, not < OL noenum < ne , negative particle (see NO1) + oinom, ONE] prefix 1. a) not b) the opposite of [nonessential] c) excluded (from a specified category) …   English World dictionary

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