show of hands


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show of hands

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the raising of hands to indicate voting for or against a proposition
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New Star Investment Trust plc ('Company') is pleased to announce that all Resolutions put to the Annual General Meeting of the Company held today were duly passed on a show of hands.
KIRKLEY Hall will be alive to the sound of some great music this week with award-winning acoustic duo Show of Hands topping the bill.
Imran's statement came a day after PMLN formed two committees to consult political parties on the constitutional amendment, under which, if passed, the upcoming Senate elections would be held through show of hands.
Show Of Hands, one of the leading forces in British folk, have reunited after their longest ever absence from the UK touring scene.
Social polling platform Show of Hands provides a quick, inexpensive and efficient alternative to traditional market research
SHOW OF HANDS songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steve Knightley makes a solo appearance in Warwickshire next week.
FOLK stars SHOW OF HANDS will be showcasing their two newest albums on Teesside tomorrow night.
ACOUSTIC group Show of Hands are playing the only North West date of their Spires and Beams tour at Wigan Parish Church.
AWARD-winning folk group Show Of Hands will be performing a gig in Cardiff this week as part of their latest tour.
It won't be a show of hands, they will just need to count the twitching sphincters.
By a show of hands citizens of the tiny state of Appenzell Inner Rhodes voted overwhelmingly at their traditional open-air annual assembly to impose a 200 Swiss franc (pounds 119) fine on violators.
WESTMINSTER - By an overwhelming show of hands, special town meeting voters last night approved placing a conservation restriction on more than 430 acres.