Definition of 'opinion poll'
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Opinion polls suggest the outcome is too close to call. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is little more than an opinion poll. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has promised a referendum on ditching the euro and is riding high in opinion polls. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Opinion polls pointed to a victory for a Yes vote in a referendum yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And as the opinion polls show, he is popular only in his own little bubble in Islington. The Sun (2016)Opinion polls suggest the'yes' vote will win easily and the mood of the country points that way. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The opinion polls look promising for him. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Opinion polls consistently show people want the opportunity to have their say. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is a rare international summit that has much durable impact on the opinion polls. Times, Sunday Times (2009)For the first time a religious opinion poll was taken and its finding caused widespread concern. Christianity Today (2000)And there was opinion poll evidence to support the view. The Government and Politics of France (1989)We should not read too much into one opinion poll. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It would take only one adverse opinion poll for this discontent to become manifest. Times, Sunday Times (2006)By almost all the opinion polls the number one power had become the most unpopular great power in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are no opinion polls, rallies or formal party platforms. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Opinion polls consistently show that just one in three Scots voters support independence. The Sun (2013)Labour can only muster about 40 per cent in mid-term opinion polls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our current lot - on both sides of the house - seem to form policy mostly by opinion poll. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Still, what does that matter compared with a few favourable headlines and a couple of points in the opinion polls, eh? Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'opinion poll'
British English: opinion poll /əˈpɪnjən pəʊl/ NOUN
An opinion poll involves asking people for their opinion on a particular subject, especially one concerning politics.
75% of people questioned in an opinion poll agreed with the government's decision.
- American English: opinion poll
- Arabic: اسْتِطْلَاعُ الْرَأيِّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pesquisa de opinião
- Chinese: 民意测验
- Croatian: anketa
- Czech: průzkum veřejného mínění
- Danish: meningsmåling
- Dutch: opinieonderzoek
- European Spanish: sondeo de opinión
- Finnish: mielipidemittaus
- French: sondage
- German: Meinungsumfrage
- Greek: δημοσκόπηση
- Italian: sondaggio d’opinione
- Japanese: 世論調査
- Korean: 여론조사
- Norwegian: meningsmåling
- Polish: badanie opinii publicznej
- European Portuguese: sondagem de opinião
- Romanian: sondaj de opinie
- Russian: опрос общественного мнения
- Spanish: sondeo de opinión
- Swedish: opinionsundersökning
- Thai: การสำรวจความคิดเห็น
- Turkish: kamuoyu yoklaması
- Ukrainian: вивчення громадської думки
- Vietnamese: cuộc thăm dò dư luận
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