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noun politics
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    a group of people who have the right to elect someone, for example a leader of a political party

    It is clear that Andy Burnham, and to a lesser extent maybe Yvette Cooper, have rebalanced their message to talk to the selectorate rather than the future voters in a general election.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 28/08/2015
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an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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