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adjective [only before noun] electoral pronunciation in American English /ɪˈlekt(ə)rəl/
  1. relating to elections

    He became president in 1999 under a new electoral system.

    The Democrats are promising electoral reform (=changes to the way elections are held) within five years.

    It was the party’s fourth electoral defeat.

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