Spitzenkandidat

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spitze (top) +‎ -n- +‎ Kandidat (candidate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃpɪt͡sn̩kandiˌdaːt/

Noun[edit]

Spitzenkandidat m (genitive Spitzenkandidaten, plural Spitzenkandidaten, feminine Spitzenkandidatin)

  1. (especially: first candidate on an electoral list in Germany) front runner

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