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presidentiable
 n.— «When registration closed, the voters had choice of 78 presidential candidates—or “Presidentiables” as they are locally called—eight of whom were considered “serious” contenders.» —“The Philippines; An appetite for tittle-tattle—Politics” by Richard Gourlay Financial Times (London, England) Feb. 17, 1992. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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