stand for election

stand for election
Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary
Run for elective office

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  • stand for election — ➡ elections * * * …   Universalium

  • stand for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms stand for : present tense I/you/we/they stand for he/she/it stands for present participle standing for past tense stood for past participle stood for 1) stand for something if a letter, an abbreviation, or a… …   English dictionary

  • stand for — phr verb Stand for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑abbreviation, ↑initial Stand for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑election, ↑nomination, ↑nonsense, ↑office, ↑parliament, ↑presidency …   Collocations dictionary

  • election — e‧lec‧tion [ɪˈlekʆn] noun 1. [countable] when people vote to choose someone for a job: • She was nominated to stand for election as a Coca Cola director. • Mr Morrow is also up for election to the board of directors at a rival Chicago bank. 2.… …   Financial and business terms

  • Hell-Bent for Election — Infobox Hollywood cartoon cartoon name = Hell Bent For Election series = caption = director = Charles M. Jones story artist = E.Y. Harburg (lyrics) animator = Dave Hilberman Adrian Woolery Robert Cannon Ben Washam Zack Schwartz (design) voice… …   Wikipedia

  • stand — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 effort to resist opposition ADJECTIVE ▪ brave, defiant, determined, firm, strong, tough ▪ moral, principled …   Collocations dictionary

  • election — e|lec|tion W1S2 [ıˈlekʃən] n 1.) when people vote to choose someone for an official position ▪ The Labour Party won the 2001 election by a huge majority. ▪ Elections will be held on 14 February. local/municipal/state/national election ▪ He will… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stand — ► VERB (past and past part. stood) 1) be in or rise to an upright position, supported by one s feet. 2) place or be situated in a particular position. 3) move in a standing position to a specified place: stand aside. 4) remain stationary or… …   English terms dictionary

  • stand — ▪ I. stand stand 1 [stænd] verb stood PTandPP [stʊd] 1. [intransitive] to be at a particular level or amount: stand at • Inflation currently stands at 4%. • Your bank balance currently stan …   Financial and business terms

  • stand — stand1 [ stænd ] (past tense and past participle stood [ stud ] ) verb *** ▸ 2 move to upright position ▸ 3 put foot on/in something ▸ 4 be in particular position ▸ 5 remain without moving ▸ 6 be in situation/state ▸ 7 be particular height ▸ 8… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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