Definition of deselection noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

deselection

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdiːsɪˈlekʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiːsɪˈlekʃn//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the act, by the local branch of a political party in Britain, of not choosing the existing Member of Parliament as a candidate in the next election