Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being a candidate, especially for an elective office; candidature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The position of a candidate; state of being a candidate; candidateship.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the state, or act of being a candidate

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the campaign of a candidate to be elected

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Examples

  • Jim Moore, “The mission of the Palin candidacy is to inject sarcasm, hate, poisonous invective into the US Presidential Campaign.”

    Discourse.net: Friday McBush/McSame Bashing

  • The truth is, Senator McCain, your candidacy is the worst for women in recent history.

    Feminists for Obama

  • The truth is, Senator McCain, your candidacy is the worst for women in recent history.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • At its best, the Obama candidacy is about ending a war — not so much the war in Iraq, which now has a mo­mentum that will propel the occupation into the next decade — but the war within America that has prevailed since Vietnam and that shows dangerous signs of intensifying, a nonviolent civil war that has crippled America at the very time the world needs it most.

    mjh's blog — 2008 — January

  • From my point of view his candidacy is a hoax on America.

    Clinton: South Dakota 'will have a big influence' going forward

  • At its best, the Obama candidacy is about ending a war — not so much the war in Iraq, which now has a mo­mentum that will propel the occupation into the next decade — but the war within America that has prevailed since Vietnam and that shows dangerous signs of intensifying, a nonviolent civil war that has crippled America at the very time the world needs it most.

    Goodbye to All That: Why Obama Matters

  • At its best, the Obama candidacy is about ending a war — not so much the war in Iraq, which now has a mo­mentum that will propel the occupation into the next decade — but the war within America that has prevailed since Vietnam and that shows dangerous signs of intensifying, a nonviolent civil war that has crippled America at the very time the world needs it most.

    Goodbye to All That: Why Obama Matters

  • At its best, the Obama candidacy is about ending a war — not so much the war in Iraq, which now has a mo­mentum that will propel the occupation into the next decade — but the war within America that has prevailed since Vietnam and that shows dangerous signs of intensifying, a nonviolent civil war that has crippled America at the very time the world needs it most.

    Goodbye to All That: Why Obama Matters

  • Because Bill Brady's candidacy is a serious threat to personal liberty in the state of Ilinois.

    Terry Cosgrove: Bill Brady: The Most Anti-Woman Nominee to Ever Run for Illinois Governor

  • The three-way Alaska Senate race remains very much a toss-up and by far the biggest wild card, given the hard to measure write-in candidacy of incumbent Republican Lisa Murkowski, although either Murkowski or Republican nominee Joe Miller would caucus with the Republicans.

    Final Election 2010 Polls Diverge: Will It Be Tsunami Or Bad Storm?

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