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bal·lot

ballot

 
 
pronunciation:
bae liht
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of paper on which people who are voting enter their choices.
Some people thought that the ballot was confusing and weren't sure if they were marking their votes correctly.
definition 2: the act or way of voting.
The issue will be decided by ballot.
synonyms:
election, poll, vote
similar words:
polling
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part of speech: verb
inflections: ballots, balloting, balloted
definition: to vote by using ballots.
We balloted to choose our new mayor.
synonyms:
vote
similar words:
choose, decide, pick, poll
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derivation: balloter (n.)