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CANDIDATURE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does candidature mean? 

CANDIDATURE (noun)
  The noun CANDIDATURE has 1 sense:

1. the campaign of a candidate to be elected

  Familiarity information: CANDIDATURE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CANDIDATURE (noun)


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Meaning:

The campaign of a candidate to be elected

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

campaigning; candidacy; candidature; electioneering; political campaign

Hypernyms ("candidature" is a kind of...):

campaign; cause; crusade; drive; effort; movement (a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end)

Meronyms (parts of "candidature"):

whistle-stop tour (a tour by a candidate as part of a political campaign in which a series of small towns are visited)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "candidature"):

front-porch campaign; front-porch campaigning (a campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel)

hustings (the activities involved in political campaigning (especially speech making))

whispering campaign (the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate)

stumping (campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches))


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