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Gallup Poll

(ˈɡæləp)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a sampling by the American Institute of Public Opinion or its British counterpart of the views of a representative cross section of the population, used esp as a means of forecasting voting

Gal′lup poll`


n.
a representative sampling of public opinion or public awareness concerning a certain subject or issue.
[1935–40; after German. H. Gallup]
Translations

Gallup poll

[ˈgæləpˌpəʊl] Nsondeo m or encuesta f Gallup

Gallup poll

Gallup poll

® [ˈgæləpˌpəʊl] nsondaggio d'opinionesondaggio Doxa
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