feminine noun
1. (nomination) 
a. candidacy 
Es evidente que los medios de comunicación apoyan la candidatura del Lic. Duarte.It's evident that the press supports Mr. Duarte's candidacy.
La candidatura de la senadora fue inesperada, pero terminó ganando la elección.The senator's candidature was unexpected, but she ended up winning the election.
2. (list of contenders) (Spain) 
Los votantes se sintieron nerviosos cuando se reveló la candidatura por la presidencia.The voters felt anxious when the list of candidates for the presidency was released.
1. (para un cargo) 
a. candidacy 
presentar uno su candidatura ato put oneself forward as a candidate for
2. (lista) 
a. list of candidates 
1 (a un cargo) candidature; candidacy
presentar su candidatura to put o.s. forward for a post; stand for a post
2 (lista) list of candidates; (papeleta) ballot paper
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