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Hopeful vs. Candidate

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Hopefuladjective

Feeling hope.

‘I have been very hopeful.’; ‘I am hopeful that I will recover from the disease.’;

Candidatenoun

A person who is running in an election.

‘Smith announced he was the party's candidate for the next election.’;

Hopefuladjective

Inspiring hope.

Candidatenoun

A person who is applying for a job.

‘All candidates who miss the deadline or make a spelling mistake in their applications are automatically rejected.’;

Hopefulnoun

Somebody who is hoping for success or victory, especially as a candidate in a political election

‘Several presidential hopefuls are campaigning in New Hampshire this week.’;

Candidatenoun

A participant in an examination.

‘Candidates must remain silent for the entirety of the exam.’;

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Hopefuladjective

Full of hope, or agreeable expectation; inclined to hope; expectant.

‘Men of their own natural inclination hopeful and strongly conceited.’;

Candidatenoun

Something or somebody that may be suitable.

‘After being presented with various suitors, she decided none of the candidates were the kind of man she was looking for.’;

Hopefuladjective

Having qualities which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success; as, a hopeful youth; a hopeful prospect.

Candidatenoun

(genetics) A gene which may play a role in a given disease.

Hopefulnoun

an ambitious and aspiring young person;

‘a lofty aspirant’; ‘two executive hopefuls joined the firm’; ‘the audience was full of Madonna wannabes’;

Candidateverb

(uncommon) To stand as a candidate for an office, especially a religious one.

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Hopefuladjective

having or manifesting or inspiring hope;

‘a line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets’; ‘found a hopeful way of attacking the problem’;

Candidateverb

To make or name (something) a candidate (for use, for study as a next project, for investigation as a possible cause of something, etc).

Hopefuladjective

presaging good fortune;

‘she made a fortunate decision to go to medical school’; ‘rosy predictions’;

Candidatenoun

One who offers himself, or is put forward by others, as a suitable person or an aspirant or contestant for an office, privilege, or honor; as, a candidate for the office of governor; a candidate for holy orders; a candidate for scholastic honors.

Candidatenoun

a politician who is running for public office

Candidatenoun

someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)

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Candidate

A candidate, or nominee, is the prospective recipient of an award or honor, or a person seeking or being considered for some kind of position; for example: to be elected to an office — in this case a candidate selection procedure occurs. to receive membership in a group is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an office by a political party, or the bestowing of an honor or award.

‘Nomination’;

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