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block vote

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Brit (at a conference, esp of trade unionists) the system whereby each delegate's vote has a value in proportion to the number of people he or she represents. Compare OMOV
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Noun1.block vote - a vote proportional in magnitude to the number of people that a delegate representsblock vote - a vote proportional in magnitude to the number of people that a delegate represents
balloting, vote, voting, ballot - a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person"
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Translations

block vote

n (Brit) → voto per delega
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UKIP's Jonathan Arnott, the third North East MEP, abstained on the grounds he could not agree with all the measures put forward in the 'bloc voting' system.
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