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    Default put up one candidate

    Each party is allowed to put up one candidate.
    William has been put up as a candidate for the committee.
    Is Chris willing to be put up for election?

    Could you tell me what "put up" means in these sentences?

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    Default Re: put up one candidate

    It means 'to present' 'presented'. To present ones self as a candidate means to make ones self available for election.

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