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elect

US [ɪˈlekt]
UK [ɪ'lekt]
  • v.选举;选择;推选
  • adj.(用于名词后)当选而尚未就职的
  • n.上帝的选民
  • Web选出;推举;作出选择
Simple Present:elects  Present Participle:electing  Past Tense:elected  
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v.
1.
选举;推选to choose sb to do a particular job by voting for them
an elected assembly/leader/representative
选出的议会╱领导人╱代表
the newly elected government
新选的政府
She became the first black woman to be elected to the Senate.
她成为第一个被选进参议院的黑人妇女。
He was elected (as) MP for Oxford East.
他被选为牛津东区的议员。
2.
~ to do sth
选择,决定(做某事)to choose to do sth
Increasing numbers of people elect to work from home nowadays.
现在越来越多的人选择在家工作。
adj.
1.
(用于名词后)当选而尚未就职的,候任的used after nouns to show that sb has been chosen for a job, but is not yet doing that job
the president elect
候任总统
n.
1.
[pl]
上帝的选民people who have been chosen to be saved from punishment after death

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