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the act of choosing

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the act of selecting someone or something

the status or fact of being elected

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the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)

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and Canada are organizing protest marches and other events this week that will focus on Haiti, where democratically-elected President Jean Bertrand Aristide was ousted in a coup on February 29 last year.
As we were en route, a group of soldiers seized Burundi's first ever democratically-elected president and murdered him.
Our democratically-elected leaders are looking increasingly cosseted and self-satisfied, ignoring a growing sense of frustration and impotence among the led, while failing to lead us anywhere worth going.
The practice of monitoring passenger movements at Brazilian airports was stopped by the nation's first democratically-elected President in 1985, but a rise in drug trafficking has prompted the decision to issue an executive order that will allow the federal police to monitor and record the exits and entries of Brazilian citizens at country airports.
Pakistan cannot afford to tolerate destabilizing attacks on our democratically-elected government," said Shafqat Tanweer, Chairman of the Americans Supporting Democracy and Justice in Pakistan Committee, "We are encouraged by the support of our Congressional leaders in our efforts to bring awareness to these issues.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A number of Islamic parties in Egypt have pledged alliance to boycott the country's upcoming presidential election that they see as a 'comic play' to legitimate a July coup that toppled their first democratically-elected president.
According to an EP statement, Parliament expressed its deep concern at the situation in Egypt following the military intervention and underlined that power should be transferred to democratically-elected civilian authorities as soon as possible .
To add to the confusion, Mali's democratically-elected government was ousted in a coup led by more US-trained forces and it is that new government the West is supporting.
Due to militant union action designed to bring down democratically-elected governments, much of the country's heavy industry was lost forever and vast overspending by the Labour Government - especially on inflated wages - brought the country to its knees.
ISLAMABAD, March 10, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Deputy Chairman of Senate Jan Muhammad Jamali said only the democratically-elected people would resolve the problems of the Balochistan.
Who became the Russian Federation's first democratically-elected president in 1991?
U2 FANS are being urged to download a mask of Burma's democratically-elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and wear it during their latest tour.
GORDON BROWN is the democratically-elected leader of this country.
CHILE exploded in September 1973 when President Salvador Allende (pictured right), the world's first democratically-elected Marxist head of state, died in a revolt led by army leaders.
They should recognise the democratically-elected Palestine government of Hamas; help restore the EU aid budget, stop fomenting trouble between Abbas' Fatah party and Hamas, and play an active role in the peace process, by advancing the road map for a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders, thereby mitigating the fundamental injustices we have done to the Palestinians over the years.