Definition of candidacy
: the state of being a candidate <he is expected to announce his candidacy>
Examples of candidacy in a sentence
He withdrew his candidacy after the scandal damaged his reputation.
First Known Use of candidacy
CANDIDACY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of candidacy for English Language Learners
: the position of a person who is trying to be elected : the state of being a candidate
CANDIDACY Defined for Kids
Definition of candidacy for Students
: the position of a person who is trying to be elected : the state of being a candidate <He announced his candidacy for governor.>
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