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From Latin candidatus (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.

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Candidate

Plural
Candidates

Candidate (plural Candidates)
  1. A person who is running in an election or who is applying to a position for a job.
  2. A participant in an examination.

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candidate f.

  1. Plural form of candidata.

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candidate

  1. Second-person plural present tense of candidare.
  2. Second-person plural imperative of candidare#Italian.
  3. Feminine plural of candidato.et:candidate

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