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tiny (150 to 300 grams) extinct primate of 46 to 50 million years ago; fossils found in Algeria; considered by some authorities the leading candidate for the first anthropoid Algeripithecus minutus
examination conducted at regular intervals to determine whether a candidate is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction bar exam , bar examination
tour as a political candidate barnstorm
campaign of a candidate to be elected campaigning , candidacy , candidature , electioneering , political campaign
series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views catechism
(politics) the consequence of one popular candidate in an election drawing votes for other members of the same party coattails effect
election in which each person has as many votes as there are positions to be filled and they can all be cast for one candidate or can be distributed in any manner cumulative vote
political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly dark horse
political candidate unexpectedly nominated dark horse
candidate, unknown, who wins dark horse
nun's donation as candidate dowry
examination to determine a candidate's preparation for a course of studies entrance exam , entrance examination
(Middle Ages) an attendant and shield bearer to a knight; a candidate for knighthood esquire
campaign in which the candidate makes speeches but does not travel front-porch campaign , front-porch campaigning
large oyster native to Japan and introduced along the Pacific coast of the United States; a candidate for introduction in Chesapeake Bay Japanese oyster , Ostrea gigas
powerful person who influences candidate selection kingmaker
register in a college as candidate for degree matriculate
nun, candidate for neophyte , novice , novitiate , postulant
monk or nun candidate neophyte , novice , postulant
propose as a candidate nominate
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