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Adjective: elected  i'lek-tid
  1. Subject to popular election
    "elected official";
    - elective
Verb: elect  i'lekt
  1. Select by a vote for an office or membership
    "We elected him chairman of the board"
  2. Choose
    "I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"

See also: electoral, nonappointive

Type of: choose, pick out, select, take

Antonym: appointed

Encyclopedia: Elected