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polling

noun
     
Related topics: Voting
poll‧ing [uncountable]
1PPV when people vote in a political election:
Polling started at 8.00 this morning.
heavy/light polling (=with many or few people voting)
2 when a person or an organization asks a lot of people the same questions in order to find out what they think about a subject

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