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    Definition:
    Election - (a.) The act of choosing; choice; selection.
    Election - (a.) The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by ballot, uplifted hands, or viva voce; as, the election of a president or a mayor.
    Election - (a.) Power of choosing; free will; liberty to choose or act.
    Election - (a.) Discriminating choice; discernment.
    Election - (a.) Divine choice; predestination of individuals as objects of mercy and salvation; -- one of the "five points" of Calvinism.
    Election - (a.) The choice, made by a party, of two alternatives, by taking one of which, the chooser is excluded from the other.
    Election - (a.) Those who are elected.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    By-election - (n.) An election held by itself, not at the time of a general election.
    Electionered - (imp. & p. p.) of Electioneer
    Electioneering - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Electioneer
    Electioneer - (v. i.) To make interest for a candidate at an election; to use arts for securing the election of a candidate.
    Electioneerer - (n.) One who electioneers.
    Nonelection - (n.) Failure of election.
    Preelection - (n.) Election beforehand.
    Prelection - (n.) A lecture or discourse read in public or to a select company.
    Reelection - (n.) Election a second time, or anew; as, the reelection of a former chief.
    Selection - (n.) The act of selecting, or the state of being selected; choice, by preference.
    Selection - (n.) That which is selected; a collection of things chosen; as, a choice selection of books.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Election - n. 1 electing or being elected. 2 occasion of this.
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    By-election - n. Election to fill a vacancy arising between general elections.
    Electioneer - v. Take part in an election campaign.
    General election - n. National parliamentary election.
    Natural selection - n. Darwinian theory of the survival and propagation of organisms best adapted to their environment.
    Selection - n. 1 selecting or being selected. 2 selected person or thing. 3 things from which a choice may be made. 4 evolutionary process by which some species thrive better than others.

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