from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A preliminary election in which a party's candidates for public office are nominated by direct vote of the people.
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- n. A primary in which voters directly select candidates for office by popular vote
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A primary by which direct nominations of candidates for office are made.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a primary where voters directly select the candidates who will run for office
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