[ih-lek-shuh n] /ɪˈlɛk ʃən/
the selection of a person or persons for office by vote.
a public vote upon a proposition submitted.
the act of .
Theology. the choice by God of individuals, as for a particular work or for favor or salvation.
happening or existing after an election
the selection by vote of a person or persons from among candidates for a position, esp a political office
a public vote on an official proposition
the act or an instance of choosing
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.
[ih-liz-uh-bee-thuh n, -beth-uh n] /ɪˌlɪz əˈbi θən, -ˈbɛθ ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to the reign of , queen of England, or to her times: Elizabethan diplomacy; Elizabethan music. 2. noting or pertaining to an English Renaissance style of architecture of the reign of characterized by fantastic sculptured or molded ornament of German or […]
[pohst-em-bree-on-ik, pohst-em-] /poʊstˌɛm briˈɒn ɪk, ˌpoʊst ɛm-/ adjective 1. occurring after the phase. postembryonic post·em·bry·on·ic (pōst’ěm-brē-ŏn’ĭk) adj. Following the embryonic stage of development.
[pohst-i-mur-juh ns] /ˌpoʊst ɪˈmɜr dʒəns/ adjective 1. occurring or applied after of a plant from the soil and before full growth: postemergence frost.
[en-sef-uh-lahy-tis] /ɛnˌsɛf əˈlaɪ tɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. inflammation of the substance of the brain. 2. Also called encephalitis lethargica [li-thahr-ji-kuh] /lɪˈθɑr dʒɪ kə/ (Show IPA). a form of this condition, caused by a filterable virus and characterized by apathy and abnormal sleepiness; sleeping sickness. /ˌɛnsɛfəˈlaɪtɪs; ˌɛnkɛf-/ noun 1. inflammation of the brain n. 1843, from […]