Definitions

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  • n. The process by which a candidate for public office is selected, usually by a political party
  • n. Selection in advance

Etymologies

pre- +‎ selection (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The meeting is expected to result in a "preselection" to be presented, possibly later this month, to the supervisory board, which has final say, these people said.

    Deutsche Bank Nears CEO Decision

  • Keep in mind, too, that there is no one template for the various children's choice awards -- the degree of preselection varies, the number and nature of children participating varies, the books that are eligible, etc.

    Still, it's not like a book can give you polio.

  • Ms Sauvage said Ms Neal visited her home last Friday to ask whether she would sign the MP's preselection nomination form.

    A Lack of Healthy Boundaries

  • * Definitely not the same Peter King who lost preselection for his (Australian) House of Reps seat after an orchestrated branch-stack by former leader Malcolm Turnbull. ami haji

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • Because they come mainly through airports, and thus have visas, they have undergone a kind of preselection process based on their educational level, their prosperity, and their language skills.

    Nomad

  • We can hope that a significant number of these students will experience character-shaping events producing a sense of commitment that they will carry forward into the future; numerous studies attest to the fact that experience of political and social activism at a young age tends to carry forward through later life, although there are obvious preselection problems with those studies.

    Howard Schweber: Obama's Biggest Program of All -- Service Learning

  • "The preselection process for the 12th International Media Art Biennale WRO 07 has been completed."

    GreenCine Daily: Goings on. All over.

  • Secure for yourself a tame legislature, executive and judiciary by grooming certain ambitious up-and-comers who are prepared to make a Faustian bargain with us in return for kudos and a bunk-up in the preselection battles.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • If this government turns out to be, as is generally acknowledged, the worst government in living memory and the PM is an actual, real criminal who has broken the laws of the land, and if it still looks as if the results of the election would be line ball, then what does that say about the parliamentary process of party politics and about the leadership preselection process?

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • He was asked to declare his preference one way or the other up to the time of his preselection.

    Archive 2009-06-01

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