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candidate

noun

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one who seeks an office, honor, position, or award
  • each candidate for town council was allowed to speak at the candidates' forum

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“Candidate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/candidate. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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