electorate

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noun elec·tor·ate \i-ˈlek-t(ə-)rət\

Definition of electorate

  1. 1 :  the territory, jurisdiction, or dignity of a German elector

  2. 2 :  a body of people entitled to vote

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First Known Use of electorate

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ELECTORATE Defined for English Language Learners

electorate

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noun elec·tor·ate \i-ˈlek-t(ə-)rət\

Definition of electorate for English Language Learners

  • : the people who can vote in an election


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electorate

noun elec·tor·ate

Legal Definition of electorate

  1. :  a body of people entitled to vote



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