absentee ballot

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absentee ballot

n.
A ballot marked and mailed in advance by a voter away from the place where he or she is registered.

ab′sentee bal′lot


n.
the ballot used for an absentee vote.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.absentee ballot - (election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)absentee ballot - (election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)
election - a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
ballot - a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
Translations

absentee ballot

n (esp US) → ˜ Briefwahl f
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