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the Labour/Liberal/Conservative candidate
The candidate must demonstrate good communication skills.
There were two candidates for the post.
candidates for the award for best actor
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.
Candidates may use a calculator.