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, from vovere
choice by voting
an act of voting in an election or meeting, or the choice that you make when you vote
A vote for us is not a wasted vote.
The proposal was rejected
vote for/in favour (of)/against
The House of Representatives approved the budget, with 52 votes in favour, 16 against and 12 abstentions.
cast your vote
vote in a political election
Harkin won 74 percent of the votes cast.
policies designed to
in the South
It's the club secretary that
occasion of voting
countable usually singular
an occasion when a group of people vote in order to decide something or choose a representative
The results of the vote were surprising - 80% of workers favoured strike action.
There will be a citywide vote
all the voters in a particular city
on the matter.
take/have a vote (on something)
Unless anyone has anything to add, we'll take a vote.
Let's have a vote on it.
put something to the/a vote
decide something by voting
Let's put it to the vote. All those in favor raise your hands.
the total number of votes made in an election
Davis won the election with 57% of the vote.
The Greens increased their
share of the vote
from 2.9 to 4.9%.
the right to vote in political elections
In France women didn't
get the vote
At that time black people did not yet
have the vote
the ... vote
the black/Jewish/middle-class etc vote
black, Jewish etc voters, or their votes
The black vote is astonishingly loyal to the Democratic Party.
the Labour/Conservative/Green etc vote
the total number of votes the Labour Party, Conservative Party etc win in an election
The Green vote looks likely to increase again.
result of voting
the result of a vote
A close vote is expected.
The motion was passed
by a vote of
somebody/something gets my vote
used to say that you are ready to support someone or something, or that you think that someone or something is the best of their kind
Anything that will mean a better deal for our children gets my vote.
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