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ballot box

n.
1. A box in which a voter deposits his or her marked ballot.
2. The process or method of voting, especially in secret: The popularity of the party's platform will be decided by the ballot box.

ballot box

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a box into which ballot papers are dropped after voting

bal′lot box`


n.
1. a receptacle for voters' ballots.
2. a system or instance of voting by ballot.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ballot box - a box where voters deposit their ballotsballot box - a box where voters deposit their ballots
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
Translations
urneurne électorale
kotak suara

ballot box

nurna (elettorale)
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The municipal elections are to be held in Beirut, the Bekaa Valley and Baalbek-Hermel as thousands of Lebanese head to ballot boxes to cast their votes in the first polls the country has witnessed since 2009.
He said that the media will be allowed to witness the opening of the ballot boxes and the counting of votes, but reporters would not be allowed to enter the hall to meet candidates nor pose for photographs with them.
30, took the ballot boxes outside, and threw them into a fire.
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28 requesting the transfer of 25 ballot boxes in four neighborhoods to another location over security concerns.
Gandapur is facing three charges, including snatching ballot boxes from the polling staff in Himad area and threatening them and police deployed there.