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electioneer

[ ih-lek-shuh-neer ]
/ ɪˌlɛk ʃəˈnɪər /
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verb (used without object)
to work for the success of a particular candidate, party, ticket, etc., in an election.
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Origin of electioneer

First recorded in 1780–90; election + -eer

OTHER WORDS FROM electioneer

e·lec·tion·eer·er, noun
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How to use electioneer in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for electioneer

electioneer
/ (ɪˌlɛkʃəˈnɪə) /

verb (intr)
to be active in a political election or campaign
noun
a person who engages in this activity

Derived forms of electioneer

electioneering, noun, adjective
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