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  • n  an exclusive group of people
    one of the elect who have power inside the government
  • v  select by a vote for an office or membership
    We elected him chairman of the board
  • v  choose
    I elected to have my funds deposited automatically
  • s  selected as the best
    an elect circle of artists
  • s  elected but not yet installed in office
    the president elect

  • President-elect Obama and I know the economic health of working families has eroded, and we intend to turn that around.
  • And the president-elect thought the Oval was "a pretty nice office.
  • The President-elect will not speak during the services.
News & Articles


  • Edward Kennedy in Christian Science Monitor
    I strongly support the law and the principle that the people should elect their Senator,Kennedy wrote in a letter to Gov. Deval Patrick, Senate President Therese Murray, and Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo. "I also believe it is vital...
  • Steve Ballmer in Forbes
    didn't agree to a deal by the deadline, Microsoft would "take our case directly to your shareholders, including the initiation of a proxy contest to elect an alternative slate of directors for the Yahoo! board," Ballmer wrote.
  • Dana Perino in Houston Chronicle
    The theme is similar to what he's said since election night about the fabulous new chapter President-elect Obama is about to start, and that he wishes him the very best,White House press secretary Dana Perino said today.

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