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electoral

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adjective elec·tor·al \i-ˈlek-t(ə-)rəl, ˌē-lek-ˈtȯr-əl\

Simple Definition of electoral

  • : of or relating to an election or to the process by which people are elected

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of electoral

  1. 1 :  of or relating to an elector <the electoral vote>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to election <an electoral system>

electorally play \-t(ə-)rə-lē, -ˈtȯr-ə-lē\ adverb

1675

First Known Use of electoral

1675




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