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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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Et d'ajouter que les dossiers retenus repondent aux specialites demandees, sauf pour ce qui est du specialiste de l'information et de la communication, n'ecartant pas l'eventualite d'une reouverture des candidatures dans cette specialite.
The last date of withdrawal of candidature is February 12, 2018.
Il s'agit d'une nouvelle candidature complete et serieuse du Maroc mais aussi de tout un Continent.
The IOC and Olympic Movement will take a more proactive role in assisting and supporting them well before any com mitments are made, by send ing teams of technical experts to help develop their candidature.
According to the Interior Ministry, candidatures are either party-affiliated or independent and are submitted with the backing of four electors.
Les presidents des universites tunisiennes ayant elu l'UGTT au prix Nobel de la Paix poursuivront dans les prochains jours leurs rencontres avec les representants de la societe civile francaise, les communicateurs, les journalistes et les ecrivains pour mobiliser le soutien a la candidature de l'UGTT et former un large comite international.
It is well known in political circles in Gujarat that Modi had wanted to scrap Pathak's candidature during the last two Lok Sabha elections but could not do so because of Advani's intervention.
The candidature for the NDDC board and its MD already presented for the consideration of the Senate is creating furore among the angered governors who are said to be angry over the issue.
Former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, who belongs to Pakistan People's Party (PPP), had his candidature rejected in his hometown Gujar Khan constituency in Rawalpindi district by the returning officer who upheld objections by opponents accusing him of nepotism and misuse of funds.
Tsunekazu Takeda, IOC Member and President of both the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and Tokyo 2020, said: "With tremendous support from people in Tokyo and across Japan, we have celebrated a memorable milestone today with the submission of our Candidature File.
The SP, BSP RJD, and several other parties have extended support for Pranab's candidature.
Jayalalitha and Naveen Patnaik unconditionally backed Sangma's candidature for the top post and even campaigned for him, seeking other parties' consensus.