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Synonyms for candidate

Synonyms for candidate

a person who applies for or seeks something, such as a job or position

Synonyms for candidate

someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc

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He certainly knew much more about rural problems than either Hughes, the Reform candidate, or Verner, the Constitutional candidate.
As he strode up a village street, brooding thus, his eyes encountered a complete contrast in the face of his other rival, the Reform candidate.
This is rather curious," said the candidate, frowning.
The consideration of an eminent citizen, of a noted merchant, of a man of mark in his profession; a naval and military honor, a general's commission, a marshal's baton, a ducal coronet, the laurel of poets, and, anyhow procured, the acknowledgment of eminent merit, --have this lustre for each candidate that they enable him to walk erect and unashamed in the presence of some persons before whom he felt himself inferior.
He who offers himself a candidate for that covenant comes up, like an Olympian, to the great games where the first-born of the world are the competitors.
ABBOTTABAD -- Unofficial results of local bodies elections in districts Abbottabad shows the victory of Pakistan Muslim League-N candidates on the seats of District and Tehsil councils.
In the 1997-1998 fiscal year, which included an off-year election, PACs contributed $230 million to candidates, of which $150 million came from business groups.
One alternative is the instant runoff, a procedure used in Australia and Ireland that eliminates candidates one at a time from rankings provided by each voter.
Most states have prescribed the coursework that candidates for licenses must take, down to the number of credits in specified courses with specified content.
31, 2005 for candidates already in the CPA pipeline.
Among the Green Party candidates committed in person, or by speaker phone:
On the other hand, inviting all candidates for an office to the church social hall for a discussion of positions (even if all don't come) is perfectly permissible public education.
Levert will look through their personnel database of 'certified' candidates - their pre-interviewed and pre-screened top-drawer workers - and their pool of registered 'temporary' candidates which have not gone through Levert's interviewing process and reference checks.
Examples of prohibited political activities include contributions to political campaign funds, public statements of position (either verbal or written) that favor or oppose a candidate, distributing statements prepared by others that favor or oppose a candidate, and allowing a candidate to use a charity's assets or facilities if other candidates are not given an equivalent opportunity.
This study describes a partnership and reading activity between a university professor and an elementary teacher which was designed to enhance the learning experience for elementary students and teacher candidates enrolled in a content reading course.