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elected

[ih-lek-tid]
adjective
  1. chosen by vote, as for an office (contrasted with appointed): an elected official.
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noun
  1. elect(def 10).
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Origin of elected

First recorded in 1550–60; elect + -ed2
Related formsself-e·lect·ed, adjectiveun·e·lect·ed, adjective
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