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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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Chaudry, is taking advantage of his authority to undermine Pakistan's democratically-elected government," said Dr.
The Council, presided over this month by the US, called in a presidential statement in an open meeting for the immediate restoration of constitutional rule and the democratically-elected Government and for the preservation of the electoral process.
They have no plans to demand these powers be exercised by the democratically-elected Government of Wales, run by his party.
The Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) tried to destabilize the democratically-elected government of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Talking to various public delegations from Bannu, Swabi, Mardan, Dir and Swat districts that called on him at his office in Civil Secretariat Peshawar, the Senior Minister said that the PPP-led government had come into power through the overwhelming support of the masses and all the government institutions were performing their jobs in full conformity with the constitution and law of the country, therefore, the anti-government elements should not anticipate that they could succeed in abolishing a democratically-elected government or weakening democracy through hatching conspiracies.
I was against pit closures at the time because I am descended from 18th Century mining stock, but disapproved even more of smoke-filled rooms at No 10 Downing and a clean attempt by the NUM to destroy the democratically-elected government of the day.
Margaret Thatcher, pictured, had the courage to stand up to these union bullies, most importantly Scargill (a Communist) whose intention was to bring down a democratically-elected government.
With the associated waste of taxpayers' money, this record of failure has also been accompanied by the constant and deliberate erosion of the power of our own democratically-elected Government for the purpose of eventual assimilation of Britain by the European Union and participation in its government by 24 other foreign countries.
They revealed matters of public interest about how the Countess was abusing her position and the disgraceful views she holds on the democratically-elected Government.
Apogee President John Carlesso stated: "We have found the new, democratically-elected government of Bolivia to be very open to discussion, open to new ideas, and very responsible and pragmatic in their dealings with us.
In the face of mounting pressure to end their popular revolution, Bahraini protesters vow to continue holding anti-regime demonstrations until their demand for a democratically-elected government is met.
SIR - Turkeys are said not to be in favour of Christmas nor some MPs in favour of the idea of democratically-elected government in Wales.
Dr Stansfield's report, entitled Accepting Realities in Iraq, described the democratically-elected government of Prime Minister Nouri Maliki as "largely irrelevant" to political, security and economic life.