Definition of deselection in US English:



  • See deselect

    • ‘She said she would do her best to bind the wounds of the association, which have been left gaping by the 40-plus members who signed the petition calling for her deselection.’
    • ‘But following the deselection of a prospective parliamentary candidate, some of the earlier restraint has disappeared.’
    • ‘Moreover, the impact has been minimised by the simple fact that not a single volume will be moved before October, and then staff can double-check a list of proposed deselections.’
    • ‘His deselection caused anger in the parliamentary party as well as in his constituency, but MPs are unwilling to rock the boat so close to the election.’
    • ‘Yesterday the leader rejected suggestions the deselections and resignation were evidence of the party being ‘out of touch’.’