noncandidate

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noun non·can·di·date \ˌnän-ˈkan-də-ˌdāt, -ˈka-nə-, -dət\

Definition of noncandidate

  1. :  a person who is not a candidate; especially :  one who has refused to be a candidate for a particular political office

noncandidacy

play \ˌnän-ˈkan-də-də-sē\ noun

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1898

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