HyperDic: elector

English > 2 senses of the word elector / Elector:
NOUNperson elector, votera citizen who has a legal right to vote
person Electorany of the German princes who were entitled to vote in the election of new emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
English > elector: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA citizen who has a legal right to vote.
Synonymvoter
Member ofelectorateThe body of enfranchised citizens
NarrowerconstituentA member of a constituency
crossover voter, crossoverA voter who is registered as a member of one political party but who votes in the primary of another party
floaterA voter who votes illegally at different polling places in the same election
swing voter, floating voterA voter who has no allegiance to any political party and whose unpredictable decisions can swing the outcome of an election one way / way or the other
BroadercitizenA native or naturalized member of a state or other political community
Spanishelector, votante
Catalanelector, votant
Adjectiveselectoralrelating to or composed of electors
Verbselectselect by a vote for an office or membership
English > Elector: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAny of the German princes who were entitled to vote in the election of new emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
InstancesFrederick William, Great ElectorThe Elector of Brandenburg who rebuilt his domain after its destruction during the Thirty Years' War (1620-1688)
BroaderprinceA male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
Spanishelector
Catalanelector

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