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  1. elect

    • IPA[əˈlek(t)]

    美式

    • v.
      choose (someone) to hold public office or some other position by voting;opt for or choose to do something
    • adj.
      (of a person) chosen or singled out.;chosen by God for salvation
    • plural
      people who are chosen or singled out;the people chosen by God for salvation
    • verb: elect, 3rd person present: elects, gerund or present participle: electing, past tense: elected, past participle: elected

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. choose (someone) to hold public office or some other position by voting the members who were elected to the committee they elected him leader
    • opt for or choose to do something freshman year you could elect Industrial Arts more people elected to work at home
    • (of God) choose (someone) in preference to others for salvation.

    形容詞

    • 1. (of a person) chosen or singled out.
    • chosen by God for salvation the elect group of saints which was predestined for heaven
    • elected to or chosen for a position but not yet in office the president elect

    plural

    • 1. people who are chosen or singled out one of the century's elect
    • the people chosen by God for salvation success was a sign that they were one of the elect