candidature candidature

Definition(s):

  • (n) the campaign of a candidate to be elected

Usage(s):

  1. But there is scant prospect that anyone can challenge him for the party's candidature, especially now that the Socialists appear to have rallied behind a single candidate.
  2. In the wake of Defferre's failure, it was symptomatic that Paris was talking about the possible candidature of onetime Premier Antoine Pinay.
  3. Sir: Your account of the Irish elections June 27 gave disproportionate space to my candidature but neglected to mention the relevant fact that I was elected.

News

  • Introducing Smithie For Mayor City Of New York

    NEW YORK, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Born Abiodun Oladewa, Abiodun or "Abbey" Laurel-Smith, a New Yorker, an award winning painter, a poet and a defense industry operative declares his candidature as an Independent candidate for the office of the MAYOR, city of New York, 2013.(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130614/DC32240-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We are very pleased about the fantastic level of interest in our flagship competition, with all initial bidders confirming their candidature," FIFA President Sepp Blatter said in a statement. "The diversity and quality of the contenders will...
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Sepp Blatter Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "New Zealand's decision to withdraw will enable our many supporters to vote in substantial numbers for a US candidature in May," said New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully on Wednesday.
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: Murray McCully Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "The simple fact that Iran was able to present its candidature was unacceptable," said Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni through a spokesman in Jerusalem. "By rejecting it, the United Nations spared itself embarrassment."
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Tzipi Livni Source: AFP

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