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- n. A body of electors empowered to elect someone to a particular office
- n. Such a body chosen to formally elect the president and vice president of the United States or the process of such election.
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- adj. the body of princes formerly entitled to elect the Emperor of Germany; also, a name sometimes given, in the United States, to the body of electors chosen by the people to elect the President and Vice President.
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- n. the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice president
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