Meaning of re-election in English:


Pronunciation /ˌriːɪˈlɛkʃ(ə)n/

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mass noun
  • The election of someone to a further term of office.

    ‘he announced that he would seek re-election for mayor’
    • ‘the President's re-election campaign’
    • ‘He could possibly replace the Republican incumbent, who is not seeking reelection.’
    • ‘What happened in Newcastle upon Tyne, where all the seats were up for re-election, is particularly worth attention.’
    • ‘In early 1864, Lincoln thought he would be defeated for re-election.’
    • ‘He is now mayor, and facing a tough reelection.’
    • ‘The 1998 election consisted primarily of incumbents running for re-election.’
    • ‘Overall, the administration's handling of trade is a modest net negative for the president's reelection prospects.’
    • ‘The decision not to stand for re-election revealed increased sensitivity to public opinion.’
    • ‘He is now in the reelection fight of his life.’
    • ‘A sitting president in the midst of a war should normally win reelection by a comfortable margin.’
    • ‘She is facing some criticism about going to Hollywood to raise money for her reelection campaign.’