elección

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elección(
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lehk
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syohn
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (selection)
a. choice
Mis padres influyeron en mi elección de carrera universitaria.My parents influenced my choice of major.
2. (appointment)
a. election
Quisiera felicitar a Pablo por su elección como tesorero.I'd like to congratulate Pablo on his election as treasurer.
elecciones
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (politics)
a. election
Votamos en las primeras elecciones democráticas luego de décadas de dictadura.We voted in the first democratic election after decades of dictatorship.
b. elections
No voté en las elecciones primarias.I didn't vote in the primary elections.
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elección
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nombramiento)
a. election
la elección del árbitro no llevó mucho tiempoit didn't take a long time to choose the referee
2. (opción)
a. choice
no tenemos elecciónwe have no choice
el color lo dejo a tu elecciónI'll leave the (choice of) color up to you
un regalo de su eleccióna gift of his own choosing
3. (politics)
a.
eleccioneselection
presentarse a las eleccionesto stand in the elections
elecciones autonómicaselections to the regional parliament
elecciones generaleselections to the national parliament ≃ general election,, ≃ congressional elections
elecciones municipaleslocal elections
elecciones presidencialespresidential election
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elección
1 (selección) choice
una elección muy acertada an excellent choice; lo dejo a su elección I'll leave the choice to you
el menú será a elección de los comensales
no tuve otra elección que irme I had no choice o alternative but to leave; no queda otra elección there is no choice o alternative; su patria de elección his chosen country
elección al azar (Matemáticas) random sampling
2 (Política) election;a for
elecciones autonómicas regional election
singular
; (s)
elecciones generales general election
singular
; (s)
elecciones legislativas parliamentary election
singular
; (s)
elecciones municipales local elections
elecciones primarias primaries
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