candidat

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin candidātus (a person who is standing for public office), the perfect passive participle of candidare, from candidus (candid, white), in reference to Roman candidates wearing bleached white togas as a symbol of purity at a public forum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

candidat m (plural candidats, feminine candidate)

  1. candidate

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin candidātus (a person who is standing for public office), from candidus (candid, white), in reference to Roman candidates wearing bleached white togas as a symbol of purity at a public forum.

Noun[edit]

candidat m (plural candidats; feminine candidate, plural candidates)

  1. candidate