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Every nation should have a right to elect its own government.
The council is elected by popular vote.
He was elected to parliament by a large majority.
Lee Yuan-tzu was elected the next day as Vice President.
Smith was elected executive chairman of a new steering committee.
We were elected to tackle poverty, and that's what we will do.
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a sweet brown food eaten as a sweet or used for flavouring other food