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candidacy

[ kan-di-duh-see, ]
/ ˈkæn dɪ də si, /
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noun
the fact or state of running for office or of seeking a position, title, degree, etc.: She has announced her candidacy for the 51st seat in the Virginia House of Delegates.
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Also especially British, can·di·da·ture [kan-di-duh-cher], /ˈkæn dɪ də tʃər/, can·di·date·ship [kan-di-dit-ship] /ˈkæn dɪ dɪtˌʃɪp/ .

Origin of candidacy

OTHER WORDS FROM candidacy

pre·can·di·da·cy, noun
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