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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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Myanmar has been under military rule since the army overthrew the last democratically-elected government in 1962.
It has held one general election, and seen that government complete its full term and hand over power to another democratically-elected government.
Kayani further said the army had stood by the democratically-elected government for the past five years in light of the essence of the country's constitution.
The State Department announced late on Tuesday that it imposed "restrictions on travel to the United States on persons and the immediate family of persons who block Mali's return to civilian rule and a democratically-elected government, including those who actively promote Captain Amadou Sanogo and the National Committee for the Restoration of Democracy, who seized power from democratically elected President Amadou Toumani Tour on March 21, 2012".
In other words, there is no democratically-elected government.
He then says that Scargill tried to bring down a democratically-elected Government, but then his Tory-supporting rants in my favourite newspaper are also designed to help bring down a democratically-elected Government aren't they?
The Government tells us Iraq is now a democratic country with a democratically-elected government.
A belief that a democratically-elected government could give Pakistan a chance of tackling extremism did not die at an election rally in Rawalpindi.
The two sides were committed to fighting the scourge of terrorism, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said while greeting Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on the formation of the new, democratically-elected government.
He said Ireland and the EU would continue their support for Lebanon's democratically-elected government of Prime Minister Fouad Siniora.
Mrs Beckett said that for now, it was essential for Iraqis to rally round the democratically-elected government of prime minister Nouri al Maliki.
His role is to restore security as quickly as possible, to help Iraq is draft a constitution and to help them towards a broad-based, democratically-elected government.
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.
In a statement issued on 40th anniversary of the Black Day (July 5), the Minister said that 5th July has been marked as one of the darkest days when General Zia-ul-haq overthrew democratically-elected government of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.
The Obama Administration has repeatedly condemned last week's attempt to overthrow the democratically-elected government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.