Postelection



[ih-lek-shuh n] /ɪˈlɛk ʃən/

noun
1.
the selection of a person or persons for office by vote.
2.
a public vote upon a proposition submitted.
3.
the act of .
4.
Theology. the choice by God of individuals, as for a particular work or for favor or salvation.
/ˌpəʊstɪˈlɛkʃən/
adjective
1.
happening or existing after an election
/ɪˈlɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the selection by vote of a person or persons from among candidates for a position, esp a political office
2.
a public vote on an official proposition
3.
the act or an instance of choosing
4.
(Christianity)

n.

late 13c., from Anglo-French eleccioun, Old French elecion “choice, election, selection” (12c.), from Latin electionem (nominative electio), noun of action from past participle stem of eligere “pick out, select,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + -ligere, comb. form of legere “to choose, read” (see lecture (n.)). Theological sense is from late 14c.

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