elected

[ ih-lek-tid ]
/ ɪˈlɛk tɪd /

adjective

chosen by vote, as for an office (contrasted with appointed): an elected official.

noun

Origin of elected

First recorded in 1550–60; elect + -ed2

Related forms

self-e·lect·ed, adjectiveun·e·lect·ed, adjective
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self-elected


adjective

having been elected or appointed to a post, position, etc, by onself
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