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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The appointment of KPMG LLP, Chartered Accountants, to serve as the auditors of the Corporation until the close of the next Annual Meeting of the Shareholders of the Corporation, at remuneration to be fixed by the Directors on the recommendation of the Audit Committee, was approved by a show of hands.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court on Friday ordered elections for the posts of Karachi Mayor and Deputy Mayor to be held through a secret ballot rather than a show of hands within 60 days.
Babar Awan counsel for Pakistan People Party (PPP) appeared before the bench and stated election with show of hands was necessary for fair elections.
KARACHI -- Asif Khan, contesting for chairmanship of District Council, Karachi: West, has suggested Show of Hands as the criteria for electing City Mayor / Deputy Mayor as well as for Chairman / Vice Chairman for all Councils and Committee.
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.
Show Of Hands, one of the leading forces in British folk, have reunited after their longest ever absence from the UK touring scene.
Show of Hands come with their own prestigious titles having picked up two awards at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and they'll be playing a number of fan's favourites for the crowds.
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.