One who offers himself, or is put forward by others, as a suitable person or an aspirant or contestant for an office, privilege, or honor; as, a candidate for the office of governor; a candidate for holy orders; a candidate for scholastic honors.
I'm no longer just a candidate. I'm the President. I know what it means to send young Americans into battle, for I have held in my arms the mothers and fathers of those who didn't return. I've shared the pain of families who've lost their homes, and the frustration of workers who've lost their jobs. Barack Obama
The days when the words 'Hollywood actor' framed Ronald Reagan like bunny fingers as an ID tag and an implied insult seem far-off and quaint: nearly everybody in politics - candidate, consultant, pundit, and Tea Party crowd extra alike - is an actor now, a shameless ham in a hoked-up reality series that never stops. James Wolcott
candidate in Afrikaans is applikant, kandidaat
candidate in Dutch is kandidaat, sollicitant, aspirant
candidate in French is candidat, aspirant
candidate in Portuguese is candidato
candidate in Spanish is aspirante
candidate in Swedish is aspirant, kandidat
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