noncandidate

[ non-kan-di-deyt, -dit ]
/ nɒnˈkæn dɪˌdeɪt, -dɪt /

noun

a person who has not yet announced his or her availability for election to a political office or who has declared himself or herself not a candidate.

Nearby words

  1. nonbiological,
  2. nonbook,
  3. noncallable,
  4. noncaloric,
  5. noncancelable,
  6. noncanonical,
  7. noncash,
  8. nonce,
  9. nonce word,
  10. nonce-word

Origin of noncandidate

First recorded in 1940–45; non- + candidate

Related formsnon·can·di·da·cy, noun

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