Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun Candidacy.

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  • noun The condition of becoming 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

  • Oh, and as for F&H, I will say this - whoever wants to run for it will need 2 things to gain candidature - the support and endorsement of MH and the hearts and minds of the large activist core within the association

    Michael Howard to Step Down

  • This is of course far from surprising; not only was he unofficially confirmed last October but even heads of government from among the European Socialists (such as Brown and Zapatero) support his candidature, which is why the socialists haven't bothered putting up their own candidate for the job.

    Bored with Barroso

  • This is of course far from surprising; not only was he unofficially confirmed last October but even heads of government from among the European Socialists (such as Brown and Zapatero) support his candidature, which is why the socialists haven't bothered putting up their own candidate for the job.

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  • Total two thousand and 460 is the total number who submitted candidature, which is the reflection of enthusiasm, said Political observers of the country.

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  • "Tymoshenko is, of course, not the sole alternative, but her candidature is a good one against the background of Yushchenko."

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  • "Tymoshenko is, of course, not the sole alternative, but her candidature is a good one against the background of Yushchenko."

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  • "Tymoshenko is, of course, not the sole alternative, but her candidature is a good one against the background of Yushchenko."

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  • Asked if the decision to renounce his candidature was his own, Sarkozy answered: "Did I speak about this with the president of the republic?

    The Guardian World News

  • Asked if the decision to renounce his candidature was his own, Sarkozy answered: "Did I speak about this with the president of the republic?

    The Guardian World News

  • One of his supporters said Ed never explicitly told David he was going to stand before he announced his candidature publicly in May.

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