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walkover

Horse racing
a. the running or walking over the course by the only contestant entered in a race at the time of starting
b. a race won in this way
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BEIRUT: Former Beirut Bar Association head Antoine Klimos won an uncontested election for the presidency of the Maronite League over the weekend.
He said that Raza Rabbani's uncontested election as Senate Chairman is not the result of "reconciliation" but of the strategy drawn by PPP Cochairman Asif Ali Zardari.
As it is, her government remains under a cloud for having come to power through a virtually uncontested election. At a time she needs to be diplomatic and reach an understanding with the opposition, a trial of the opposition leader, if there is the faintest doubt about its impartiality, will undoubtedly worsen the current turmoil.
Saleh's vice president, Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, was inaugurated as president in February 2012 after running in an uncontested election.
New york,Dec.7(Petra)-Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Nasser Judeh Friday said that the uncontested election of Jordan to a security council seat comes in recognition of the KingdomaACAOs role at the regional level and in the international arena.
25 to replace longtime leader Ali Abdullah Saleh, following an uncontested election aimed at ending more than a year of political turmoil.
Cameron told MPs that the FA should "play a very major role" in helping to reform FIFA, following Sepp Blatter's re-appointment as president in an uncontested election, which he labelled a "farce".
The SDP, a junior member of the ruling coalition, also approved Saturday the uncontested election in December of Fukushima, who is also consumer affairs minister, to her fourth term as party leader.
Traditionally the UK parties allow the Speaker an uncontested election.
In an uncontested election, the UN General Assembly voted on Thursday for Bosnia, Brazil, Gabon, Lebanon and Nigeria to take up seats on the council through 2010 and 2011.
With the uncontested election of Libya scheduled for next Wednesday, Tripoli's diplomacy is already in full swing as the presidential candidate is currently consulting with key stakeholders in the UN diplomatic chain.Aa
"An uncontested election would imply endorsement of these errors and failures, and that would be wrong."