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draw (lottery), election, elect

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2064 elect
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As a Noun: 1. The act of extracting, pulling or taking out one thing (ticket, ball, stick, etc) from many such things in a container as part of a competition. The thing chosen tells you who has won. English = draw. 2. An organised process in which people vote to choose a person or group of people to hold an official position or to represent them in government. English = election. 3. The actual success and selection of a person in an election. English = election. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To extract, pull or take out one thing (ticket, ball, stick, etc) from many such things in a container as part of a competition. The thing chosen tells you who has won. English = draw. 2. To choose a person to hold an official position or to represent you by voting. English = elect.