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.

Origin and Etymology of mayoralty

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


First Known Use: 14th century


MAYORALTY Defined for English Language Learners

mayoralty

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

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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