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  1. angliholic's Avatar
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    Smile hopeful

    Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York reacts to seeing and old friend during a campaign stop at the National Education Association New Hampshire, in Concord, N.H., Friday, March 30, 2007. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)


    Is hopeful synonymous with candidate here? Thanks.

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    Re: hopeful

    Yes, as far as I know.

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    Re: hopeful

    Thanks, rancher.
    Are there any differences in meanings between candidate and hopeful?

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    Re: hopeful

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Thanks, rancher.
    Are there any differences in meanings between candidate and hopeful?
    I think candidate implies officially running for president, while a president hopeful could be anyone who wants to be president.

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