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presidentiable
 n.— «It has three “presidentiables” all looking down the road to 1988—former Premier Raymond Barre, the current front-runner, former President Valery Giscard d’Estaing, and Mayor Jacques Chirac of Paris.» —“French New Year Starts With All Eyes On Elections” by Jeffrey Ulbrich in Paris AP Sept. 3, 1985. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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