mayoralty

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

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.

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Origin and Etymology of mayoralty

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


MAYORALTY Defined for English Language Learners

mayoralty

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Definition of mayoralty for English Language Learners

  • : the time during which a person is mayor

  • : the job or position of being mayor


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