candidature

Definitions of candidature
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n the campaign of a candidate to be elected

Synonyms:
campaigning, candidacy, electioneering, political campaign
Types:
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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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