Definitions

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  • suffix Used after a title to indicate the person who has been elected to hold the title before officially taking the position.

Etymologies

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From elect

Examples

  • Jon Corzine named Mr. Spicuzzo to the board of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, setting off a feud with Gov.-elect Chris Christie.

    Sheriff Accused of Accepting Bribes

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