Meaning of RECALL in English


n [ U ]

( in the US ) a system in some states which allows voters to remove an elected official, such as a governor, from office because of corruption or bad management. If enough signatures are collected, a recall election takes place in which voters decide whether the official should stay or be replaced.

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