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  • n. Plural form of noncandidate.

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Examples

  • Representatives for Barbra Streisand and Meryl Streep say they're noncandidates; Bette Midler's out, too.

    Hasta La Vista, Baby

  • So all the GOP biggies — candidates, noncandidates, someday-maybe candidates — come around to bask in his reflected popularity.

    Archive 2007-12-09

  • And, finally, on Monday, one of the leading noncandidates at least yet -- so far, former Senator Fred Thompson scheduled to hold what The Hill Newspaper in Washington called "his first big dollar Washington fund-raiser."

    CNN Transcript Jul 29, 2007

  • Even noncandidates who know how debates operate realize the importance of articulating their own ideas, rather than limiting themselves to the narrow questions that the questioners ask.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Journalist as Master:

  • For the most part, they laid little groundwork for an election-year critique in 1988, leaving the issue to Jesse Jackson, whose appeal was limited by his race and third-world rhetoric, and to noncandidates like Mario M.

    Interpretations of American History

  • It is that the attention paid to the noncandidates diminished those who were in the race.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • Or, like those two noncandidates, she might just stick with television.

    UnionLeader.com -- RSS feeds -- New Hampshire news, business and sports

  • Until now, Republicans have been bouncing from candidate to candidate - and even some noncandidates - in search of the perfect nominee.

    The Seattle Times

  • His inability to stoke the passions of voters the way other candidates and even noncandidates have was evident.

    chron.com Chronicle

  • Pawlenty has spent months campaigning in Iowa but he hasn't been able to stoke the passions of voters the way other candidates and even noncandidates have been able to do.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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