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first-past-the-post

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfirst-past-the-postˌfirst-past-the-ˈpost adjective [only before noun] British English (abbreviation FPTP) 🔊 🔊 a first-past-the-post system of electing a politician, a government etc is one in which the person or party who gets the most votes wins 🔊 Britain’s first-past-the-post electoral systemfirst-past-the-post voting
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first-past-the-postUnder his scheme they would be elected by something close to Britain's first-past-the-post system.
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