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noncandidate

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

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Origin of noncandidate

First recorded in 1940–45; non- + candidate
non·can·di·da·cy, noun
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