Definition of 'ballot box'
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The faction blames the leader for a failure at the ballot box. Times, Sunday Times (2016)MPs who defy their voters can take their chances at the ballot box. The Sun (2017)We're absolutely equal in the ballot box. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If it does not, these huge constituencies will seek radical change at the ballot box. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And not at the ballot box, but via chaos. The Sun (2016)That might prove damaging for a reforming government at the ballot box. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The ballot box may demand that political parties give much more attention to their rural regional policies. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)But their punishment at the ballot box will be merciless. The Sun (2011)The best language of the people is the ballot box. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What that argument overlooked was that politicians are at least accountable for their judgments at the ballot box. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For many people, the ballot box has become a spent force. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sixty cons are currently battling to force the Government to give them a say at the ballot box. The Sun (2010)Yet it is not the first time a politician who lost at the ballot box has won in Oslo. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our primary objective is to establish an Egypt in which citizens have the freedom to choose and remove their government at the ballot box. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then I suddenly saw that the ballot boxes were two thirds full. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In Doncaster, one ballot box contained three votes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The question is how to keep the ballot box popular with you, the British public. The Sun (2013)If you don't like a politician, attack their politics in the ballot box. The Sun (2015)If he can't do it by the ballot box, he is willing to use the gun. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Elections next week in the Netherlands are likely to give a voice in the ballot box to mounting resentment at the cost of bailouts of its neighbours. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Judges were checking ballot boxes from 9 per cent of the 130,000 polling places where evidence of irregularities was discovered. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Used Occasionally. ballot box is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'ballot box'
British English: ballot box NOUN
A ballot box is the box into which ballot papers are put after people have voted.
Definition of ballot box from the Collins English Dictionary
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