adlect

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Etymology[edit]

From adlēct-, the perfect passive participial stem of the Latin adlegō, an alternative spelling of allegō (I select, choose, recruit, or elect; I admit (to or into something)).

Verb[edit]

adlect (third-person singular simple present adlects, present participle adlecting, simple past and past participle adlected)

  1. To choose or elect, especially to promote someone to higher office before they have served in a lower capacity.

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