Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having achieved an office through appointment rather than election.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not elected; not chosen; not preferred.

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  • adjective Not elected

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Examples

  • Expect to hear the phrase "unelected judges" a lot.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Expect to hear the phrase "unelected judges" a lot.

    The Seattle Times

  • One of the best reviews of the dire one eye'd cuntfuck, without calling unelected PM Gordon a cuntfuck that is; that I have read in a fair while.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • Greeks despite the EU treaty's "no bailout" clause are fuming against a "transfer union", while the high-spending French seethe at the notion of unelected bureaucrats forcing austerity on them.

    Moneycontrol Top Headlines

  • Mr. Harper, who campaigned on a promise not to name unelected Canadians to the Senate, says he was forced to revert to traditional appointments because he has been unable to push his vision of Senate reform through what until Friday was a Liberal-dominated body.

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  • So do carbon-emitting industries, like automakers and power plants, who hate the idea of unelected, harder-to-lobby bureaucrats controlling their future.

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  • So do carbon-emitting industries, like automakers and power plants, who hate the idea of unelected, harder-to-lobby bureaucrats controlling their future.

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  • You'll be known as the unelected Prime Minister who traded oil for justice, let down 270 innocent victims of the Lockerbie disaster, did shady deals with a tinpot dictator, and chose a 'special relationship' with Libya over our staunch friend and ally, the United States of America.

    A New Dark Age Is Dawning

  • So do carbon-emitting industries, like automakers and power plants, who hate the idea of unelected, harder-to-lobby bureaucrats controlling their future.

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  • So do carbon-emitting industries, like automakers and power plants, who hate the idea of unelected, harder-to-lobby bureaucrats controlling their future.

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