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e·lec·tion

election

 
 
pronunciation:
ih lek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the process of choosing a person for office by voting.
In the United States, the election of the President takes place every four years.
 
similar words:
ballot, poll, primary, race, selection
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The word election contains the following part:
leg2, lect1, lig Latin root that means gather; choose; read