folkevalgt

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Danish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

folkevalgt (neuter folkevalgt, plural and definite singular attributive folkevalgte)

  1. elected by the populace at large
    Bør vi betingelsesløst anerkende legitimiteten af tyranner, blot fordi de er folkevalgte?
    Ought we to unconditionally recognize the legitimacy of tyrants, merely because they are elected by the people?

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From folk +‎ -e- +‎ valgt (past participle of velge).

Adjective[edit]

folkevalgt (neuter singular folkevalgt, definite singular and plural folkevalgte)

  1. elected (by popular vote, by the common people)

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