Associations to the word «Candidate»


CANDIDATE, noun. A person who is running in an election or who is applying to a position for a job.
CANDIDATE, noun. A participant in an examination.
CANDIDATE, noun. Something or somebody maybe suitable for or in danger of something or somebody.
CANDIDATE, noun. Synonym for candidate gene.
CANDIDATE KEY, noun. (computing) (databases) In the design of a database table, a column (or an irreducible group of them) able to identify every row of the table. One of the candidate keys (abbreviated CK's) will be the primary key.
CANDIDATE KEYS, noun. Plural of candidate key

Dictionary definition

CANDIDATE, noun. A politician who is running for public office.
CANDIDATE, noun. Someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.).

Wise words

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