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mayoralty

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noun may·or·al·ty \ˈmā-ə-rəl-tē, ˈmer-əl-\

Simple Definition of mayoralty

  • : the time during which a person is mayor

  • : the job or position of being mayor

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mayoralty

  1. :  the office or term of office of a mayor

Examples of mayoralty in a sentence

  1. During her mayoralty, the mayor greatly improved the city.

  2. He won the mayoralty in the last two elections.



Origin of mayoralty

Middle English mairaltee, from Anglo-French mairalté, from maire


First Known Use: 14th century


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