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the Labour/Liberal/Conservative candidate
They needed a location for the film, and the church was the obvious candidate.
This encounter is a candidate for the tournament's most exciting game.
She looks like a prime candidate for a nervous breakdown.
This is the British English definition of candidate. View American English definition of candidate.
getting smaller, weaker, or less important
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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