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candidate

noun applicant, aspirant, aspirer, challenger, competitor, contender, contestant, desirer, entrant, hopeful, job seeker, nominee, office hunter, office seeker, petitioner, political aspirant, political contestant, runner, seeker, struggler
Associated concepts: candidate for election, candidate for political office, candidate for public office, judicial candiiate, legislative candidate, political candidate
See also: contender, contestant, politician, probationer, prospect, rival

CANDIDATE. One who offers himself or is offered by others for an office.

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La majorite parlementaire et gouvernementale a, quant a elle, choisi de faire bloc en presentant une candidature unique, en la personne d'Abdellatif Ouammou (conseiller PPS).
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14 ( ANI ): The chase for Microsoft's CEO has seen many business chiefs enter and exit the potential list, except the software maker's cloud computing executive Satya Nadella, who has reportedly held his candidature in the lead position.
Cette decision vise a accorder un delai supplementaire aux journalistes pour completer leurs dossiers de candidature, indique precise un communique de la commission, dont copie parvenue a la MAP.
The Administrative Court was in favour of a large discretionary power for the aforementioned committee in matters of candidatures selection and the obligation to set the dates and terms for appeals to the Administrative Court.
Des diplomates et des ONG s'attendent cependant a une forte opposition aux candidatures de Teheran et Damas parmi les 193 membres de l'Assemblee generale.
The other submitted candidatures include those of Aleksandar Naumovski, the candidate of SDSM that ran for mayor of Gjorce Petrov in the local elections yet lost, MP Tanja Tomik, Kumanovo Mayor Zoran Damjanovski, Stevo Pendarovski, member of SDSM's diplomatic council, etc.
The top politicians whose candidatures were accepted from different constituencies in the country included Nawaz Sharif, chief of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N), Imran Khan, chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insf (PTI), Makhdoom Amin Fahim, president of PPP Parliamentarians, Asfandyar Wali Khan, head of Awami National Party.
However, the dilemma grew following Osmani's latest statement, who left room for people to understand that his candidature will depend by the candidatures of other political parties, insinuating that if BDI does not candidate Bejta, he will not participate at the local elections either.
The nomination papers will be scrutinized on July 2 and the last date for the withdrawal of candidatures is July 4.
No candidate ever raised objection against the candidatures of Zardari.
According to an official press release issued here Wednesday, in the framework of the Council's deliberations, the Swedish EU Presidency, inter alia, will present the candidatures which came up for the seat of the European Asylum Support Office.