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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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The Commission charged with the ex- amination of candidates for posts in the army came with the king to the Valley, whereas they could have transacted their business just as well at home.
I intimated this, gently, to the king, and it fired his curiosity When the Board was assembled, I followed him in; and behind us came the candidates. One of these candidates was a bright young West Pointer of mine, and with him were a couple of my West Point pro- fessors.
The speeches of the two candidates, though differing in every other respect, afforded a beautiful tribute to the merit and high worth of the electors of Eatanswill.
"Why do you object?" asked the placid candidate. "Because keeping hens is rather a mild amusement for a poacher?
"This is rather curious," said the candidate, frowning.
* On Saturday, March 9, the Elgin candidate forum will be 10:30 a.m.
Besides using local electronic and print media the candidate are also using social media to win support of the people.
ISLAMABAD -- In what is the highest number of women candidates in Pakistan's electoral history, as many as 171 women candidates will be in the run against 272 general seats of the National Assembly across the country.
In NA-138, PML-N candidate Malik Rashid Ahmed Khan obtained 109,385 votes and won the election.
Among the major parties, the average assets per candidate for 224 BJP candidates is Rs 17.86 crore, 220 Indian National Congress candidates have average assets of Rs 38.75 crore, 199 JD(S) candidates analysed have average assets worth Rs 20.91 crore, and 1090 Independent candidates have average assets of Rs.
LAHORE -- The total candidates appeared in BA/BSc annual examination 2019 were 206,626 out of which 93,829 candidates passed the exams while the overall pass percentage is 45.41.
On PK-101 Bajaur-II, the ECP has declared Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) candidate Ajmal Khan as winning candidate with 12,194 votes.
In both states, there is strong candidate participation--78 percent of the current Maine legislature ran using the system, as did 58 percent of the Arizona House and 23 percent of the Arizona Senate.
It's not enough to shift the blame to candidates. A candidate's job is to get elected.