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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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He pointed out that there is a possibility that the candidacy for the European City of Culture will go in partnership with one Austrian city.
The registration of Alizade's candidacy was put forward for voting and a positive decision was made.
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Although the candidacy of the Executive Director of the Nidaa Tounes Movement, Hafedh Caid Essebsi, for this electoral event has been mentioned many times, the party has chosen not to present him as a candidate for the by-elections," he pointed out.
Although former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, the head of the Future bloc, and other bloc members denied Monday that any vote on Aoun's candidacy was held, media reports said some 23 MPs were against Aoun and only three MPs supported him.
A Welsh Conservative source in the Assembly said: "It's been our policy, since Labour a decade ago took a vindictive decision to ban dual candidacy, to oppose its removal.
If only for putting a national spotlight on Mindanao and this great island's willingness to lead the country, Duterte's candidacy is of high importance and should not be downplayed.
an independent broker-dealer and FINRA member has urged FINRA member firms to support his candidacy for the mid-sized firm seat on FINRA's board of governors.
Emin Ekmen, who is currently Batman deputy for the AK Party and up for re-election, posted a tweet on his personal Twitter account on Wednesday saying that he had waived his candidacy for the AK Party.
twelve (12) month Candidacy requirement shall be waived.