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Definition of "general-election" []

  • An election in which representatives are chosen in all constituencies of a state (noun)
  • A final election from which successful candidates are sent to a legislative body (noun)
  • (in the US) a national or state election or (in Canada) a federal or provincial election in contrast to a local election (noun)
  • Attributive form of general election (noun)

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Use "general-election" in a sentence
  • "Democratic House candidates outspent their Republican general-election opponents by nearly $68 million."
  • "President Barack Obama's re-election campaign has begun discussing whether to attack Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum and try to define him for a general-election audience, potentially breaking from its focus on Mitt Romney."
  • "The object was to cast Mr. Romney as a better steward of the economy than Mr. Obama, a theme that would be the centerpiece of a general-election campaign."
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