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 for elected
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Elect \E*lect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elected; p. pr. & vb. n.
     1. To pick out; to select; to choose.
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              The deputy elected by the Lord.       --Shak.
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     2. To select or take for an office; to select by vote; as, to
        elect a representative, a president, or a governor.
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     3. (Theol.) To designate, choose, or select, as an object of
        mercy or favor.
     Syn: To choose; prefer; select. See Choose.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: subject to popular election; "elective official" [syn:
             elective, elected] [ant: appointed, appointive]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  20 Moby Thesaurus words for "elected":
     accepted, adopted, appointed, approved, carried, chosen,
     designated, elect, elected by acclamation, embraced, espoused,
     handpicked, named, nominated, passed, picked, ratified, select,
     selected, unanimously elected

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