Electorate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈlektərət|  American pronunciation of the word electorate
Brit.  |ɪˈlɛkt(ə)rət|  British pronunciation of the word electorate

noun

- the body of enfranchised citizens; those qualified to vote

Examples

A majority of the electorate oppose the law.

His electorate is small.

This political platform could galvanize the American electorate.

Education remains the electorate's main concern.

The party's share of the electorate has diminished steadily.

75% of the electorate believe his party is incapable of government.

The government misjudged the mood of the electorate.

It's hard for any government to sell new taxes to the electorate.

a broad movement of the electorate to the right

She had to recast her image to please the electorate in her home state

Word forms

noun
singular: electorate
plural: electorates
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