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To be a candidate or winner in an election - synonyms or related words



to try to win an election



to ask many people in an area for their opinions and encourage them to vote for someone or support something



to try to be elected to an official job or position



British to take part in an election as a candidate (=someone who people vote for). The American word is run

get in

to be elected for a political job



to succeed in keeping control of a particular area in an election



to win a prize in a competition or a vote in an election

scrape in

to achieve a position by a very small number of votes or points

stand for

British to try to get chosen in an election for a particular position or as a member of a particular institution. In American English, you say that someone runs for office

go to the country

to organize a general election


gig economy

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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fake news

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

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