Definition of Elections

1. Noun. (plural of election) ¹



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Definition of Elections

1. election [n] - See also: election

Lexicographical Neighbors of Elections

electer
electing
election
election commission
election day
election district
election fraud
election of remedies
election threshold
electioneer
electioneered
electioneerer
electioneerers
electioneering
electioneers
elections
elections of remedies
elective
elective abortion
elective culture
elective mutism
elective share
elective shares
elective surgery
electively
electiveness
electivenesses
electives
electoral
electoral college

Literary usage of Elections

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Carey Jones (1915)
"(c) Regulation of elections.—The third point, regarding elections, is the method of proceeding therein. This is also regulated by the law of parliament, ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"The caption of that chapter is as follows: "General and Special Elections ; When and Where to be Held ; Regulations for Their Conduct and Government ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"School and Soc 2:721-4 N 30 '15 Elections See also Proportional representation; Suffrage Japan Japanese elections. Outlook 109:795 Ap 7 '15 United States ..."

4. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1899)
"When elections recur at long intervals the State is exposed to violent agitation ... When elections occur frequently, their recurrence keeps society in a ..."

5. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"As i. general rule, but subject to exceptions, the national elections call out the largest number, the state elections next, and the local elections the ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"by Louis Napoleon; and on May 18, 1849, this fortunate phrase secured a victory at the elections. At these elections the Conservatives won eighteen seats ..."

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