[ ih-lek-tuh-buh l ]
/ ɪˈlɛk tə bəl /


capable of, or having a reasonable chance of, being elected, as to public office.

Origin of electable

First recorded in 1875–80; elect + -able

Related forms

e·lect·a·bil·i·ty, nounre·e·lec·ta·bil·i·ty, nounre·e·lec·ta·ble, adjectiveun·e·lect·a·ble, adjective
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