ballot box


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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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