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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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One of these candidates was a bright young West Pointer of mine, and with him were a couple of my West Point pro- fessors.
According to result of science general group, total 334 candidates were enrolled and 333 candidates appeared in the examination.
Javed Abbassi secured 2322 votes and his opponent independent candidate Fazale Hadi got 2314 votes.
I've seen pastors pass out or place in the pews alleged "voter guides" that were so slanted in favor of one candidate that they obviously qualified as campaign material.
For instance, a candidate might be a celebrity, a military leader or an expert in a nonpolitical field.
These "walls" provided many opportunities for the teacher candidate to introduce the elementary students to not only different geographical lands and regions, and cultures but also abstract walls, such as walls of prejudice, peace, or hatred.
T]he Bush 1988 campaign remains, to this day, best known in the political community as an example of how a brilliant group of political consultants could succeed with a candidate who was mediocre on his best days," Klein says.
Description: A candidate for membership must be substantially engaged in consulting actuarial practice; in work as an actuary of a governmental unit; in work as an Enrolled Actuary; in work at an insurance company; or in teaching actuarial science and satisfy any one of three independent criteria.
The gay former congressional candidate says two dozen California Democratic Party leaders tried to force him to drop out of the race for the seat representing California's 24th district.
As in a previous forum, the strongest attacks against the current city government came from mayoral candidate Gaynor, who ran unsuccessfully against Roberts in 2004 and 2002, and from council candidate Abber, who ran for mayor in 2000 and 2002.
The candidate must devote a minimum of 75% of full-time professional effort to the goals of this award.
Once, when Lavigna was helping a technical college find a new president, one smooth candidate finessed the reason he left his former job.
It also prohibits corporations--including most nonprofits--from using soft money to run broadcast advertisements mentioning a federal candidate in that candidate's electorate within a narrow window of 30 days of a primary election or 60 days of a general election.
As noted last week, "many media outlets have reported that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, in a recent memorandum addressed to US Bishops, gave approval for voting for pro-abortion candidates as long as the voter agreed with the candidate on other serious issues.
And in Florida, where 27 electoral votes are up for grabs, the race could be as tight as it was in 2000, when Bush beat Democratic candidate Al Gore by a mere 537 votes (see "Cliffhanger," p.