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electoral

[ ih-lek-ter-uhl ]
/ ɪˈlɛk tər əl /
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adjective

pertaining to electors or election.
consisting of electors.

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Origin of electoral

First recorded in 1665–75; elector + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM electoral

e·lec·tor·al·ly, adverbpseu·do·e·lec·tor·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for electoral

electoral
/ (ɪˈlɛktərəl) /

adjective

relating to or consisting of electors

Derived forms of electoral

electorally, adverb
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