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electorate

noun elec·tor·ate \i-ˈlek-t(ə-)rət\

: the people who can vote in an election

Full Definition of ELECTORATE

1
:  the territory, jurisdiction, or dignity of a German elector
2
:  a body of people entitled to vote

First Known Use of ELECTORATE

1620

Other Government and Politics Terms

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