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candidature

Definitions of candidature
  1. noun
    the campaign of a candidate to be elected
    synonyms: campaigning, candidacy, electioneering, political campaign
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    front-porch campaign, front-porch campaigning
    a campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel
    hustings
    the activities involved in political campaigning (especially speech making)
    whispering campaign
    the organized dissemination of derogatory rumors designed to discredit a candidate
    stumping
    campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)
    type of:
    campaign, cause, crusade, drive, effort, movement
    a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end
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