election

  • 1 élection — [ elɛksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1135; lat. electio « choix », du supin de eligere → élire 1 ♦ Vx Choix. Mod. (Dr.) Élection de domicile. Théol. Choix préférentiel de Dieu. Le peuple d élection : le peuple élu, les Juifs. Cour. La patrie d élection, celle… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Election — • In its broadest sense election means a choice among many persons, things, or sides to be taken. In the stricter juridical sense it means the choice of one person among many for a definite charge or function Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 election — elec·tion n 1 a: the act or process of electing b: an instance of the electorate voting for candidates for an elective office c: the fact of being elected 2: the right, power, or privilege of making a choice: as a: the right of a spouse to choose …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 élection — ÉLECTION. s. fém. Action d élire. Choix fait par plusieurs personnes, Corps ou Communes, au concours des suffrages. Faire une élection. Approuver, confirmer une élection. L élection de l Empereur se fit un tel jour. Il donna sa voix pour l… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 5 election — Election. s. f. v. Choix. Faire une bonne election. approuver, confirmer une election. je vous en laisse l election. l election de l Empereur se fit un tel jour. il donna sa voix pour l election de. assister à une election. faire une election. On …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 election — e‧lec‧tion [ɪˈlekʆn] noun 1. [countable] when people vote to choose someone for a job: • She was nominated to stand for election as a Coca Cola director. • Mr Morrow is also up for election to the board of directors at a rival Chicago bank. 2.… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 7 Election — E*lec tion, n. [F. [ e]lection, L. electio, fr. eligere to choose out. See {Elect}, a.] 1. The act of choosing; choice; selection. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by ballot,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Election 2 — (黑社會以和為貴) est un film hongkongais réalisé par Johnnie To, sorti en 2006. C est la suite d Election, sorti l année précédente. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 9 election — Election, Electio. Election libre, Soluta optio eligendi. Election premiere, faisant jugement à la deuxiesme, Praerogatiua tribus. L election des Preteurs, Praetoriana comitia …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 10 election — [ē lek′shən, ilek′shən] n. [ME eleccioun < OFr election < L electio, a choice, in LL(Ec), the election of believers: see ELECT] 1. a choosing or choice 2. a) a choosing or being chosen for office by vote b) a voting, as in a municipality,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 election — (n.) late 13c., from Anglo Fr. eleccioun, O.Fr. elecion choice, election, selection (12c.), from L. electionem (nom. electio), noun of action from pp. stem of eligere pick out, select, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + ligere, comb. form of legere …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 election — selection, option, *choice, preference, alternative Analogous words: deciding or decision, determining or determination, settling or settlement (see corresponding verbs at DECIDE) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 13 election — [n] choosing; voting alternative, appointment, ballot, balloting, choice, decision, determination, franchise, judgment, option, poll, polls, preference, primary, referendum, selection, ticket, vote casting; concepts 41,300 …

    New thesaurus

  • 14 election — ► NOUN 1) a formal procedure whereby a person is elected, especially to a public office. 2) the action of electing or fact of being elected …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 election — The act of choosing or selecting one or more from a greater number of persons, things, courses, or rights. The choice of an alternative. The internal, free, and spontaneous separation of one thing from another, without compulsion, consisting in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 election — The act of choosing or selecting one or more from a greater number of persons, things, courses, or rights. The choice of an alternative. The internal, free, and spontaneous separation of one thing from another, without compulsion, consisting in… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 election — /i lek sheuhn/, n. 1. the selection of a person or persons for office by vote. 2. a public vote upon a proposition submitted. 3. the act of electing. 4. Theol. the choice by God of individuals, as for a particular work or for favor or salvation.… …

    Universalium

  • 18 élection — (é lè ksion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. 1°   Choix qui est fait de quelqu un en assemblée et par voie de suffrages. L élection d un député. Les élections municipales. •   Je suis sûr que vous ne sauriez faire que de bonnes élections,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 19 Election — This article is about the political process. For other uses, see Election (disambiguation). Free election redirects here. For the free elections of Polish kings, see Royal elections in Poland. A ballot box An election is a formal decision making… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 election — n. 1) to hold, schedule an election 2) to carry, win an election 3) to decide, swing an election (her last speech swung the election in her favor) 4) to concede; lose an election 5) to fix, rig an election 6) a close, hotly contested; rigged… …

    Combinatory dictionary


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