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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of elect.

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  • "In many cases, however, the label elects to leave it up and to reap whatever benefits the video may avail them to, such as income from advertising or promotional value," said Pauline

    DailyFinance

  • I only hope the next president our news media elects is a little more middle of the road.

    Reliable Sources: Journos spar over Obama presser question

  • Epstein elects to take a "glass half full" approach about the qualified support of the Beverly Hills City Council for the Westside Extension and I would encourage him to maintain this attitude.

    John Mirisch: Constellation Blvd. Is the Wrong Choice for the Westside Extension Century City Station

  • The county once again elects its school board members, and the work by the General Assembly several years ago is credited with helping bring about some, but far from all, of the needed change.

    In Prince George's, Baker has big plans to improve schools, make government accountable

  • But privately, Republicans admit, only days away from the 9/11 anniversary and weeks before midterm elects, their primary goal, to remind voters Republicans are strong on national security, while Democrats are weak.

    CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2006

  • There's not a real appetite for that, as witnessed by the fact that the President's Social Security plan looks like it's going nowhere right now, especially after considering the fact that the midterm elects are coming up next year, and members of Congress are going to have to face the voters.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2005

  • You think ANY of these so called elects of Hispanic origin are going to do the right thing and can all services to illegals but no, they can the American worker who pays their salary?

    latimes.com - News

  • Furthermore, from minds so critical of Scripture we would expect at least as critical an analysis of such deeply anthropomorphic concepts as a God who "elects," or a God who grants one group a "special revelation."

    The Revolution in the Church

  • AB 1017 removes the word "elects" in current law and instead provides that if the kit is not tested within six months of being obtained, the law enforcement agency must inform the victim either orally or in writing of this fact.

    California Progress Report

  • She said she thinks a bond-buying program of between £50 billion and £75 billion is reflected in current exchange rates and that the pound could suffer if the BOE elects not to move at all.

    The 'Ugly' Battle: Sterling Vs. Euro

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