1. ((announce one's)) candidacy,《英》 candidature

    立候補する 《米》 run for ((the presidency));《英》 stand for ((the mayoralty))

    • 彼は議会に立候補した
    • 《米》 He ran for Congress./《英》 He stood for Parliament.
    • 国会議員の立候補を届け出た[取り下げた]
    • He filed [withdrew] as a candidate for the Diet.
    • 彼は知事選に立候補するため党を離脱した
    • He 「left his party [gave up his party membership] to run [《英》 stand] for governor.
  1. 立候補者a candidate ((for))