Definition of 'poll'
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He was leading the polls and placed at the centre of the stage. Times, Sunday Times (2016) 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)His numbers in the polls have been dire, but they are rising. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why did the American election polls get it wrong? Times, Sunday Times (2017)In elections, the polls are your eyes at the track. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nine out of ten nurses in a poll back the move, saying dogs especially encourage patients to be more physically active. The Sun (2016)Media workers dress the most casually, a poll of 2,000 people found. The Sun (2016)It came as a new poll showed 51 per cent of Scots do not want a second independence vote. The Sun (2017)He was one of the top ten most admired Americans in Gallup polling and he led presidential polls when people were asked. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet elsewhere in the country polls were rising in support of conflict. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Polls show that support for a change has plummeted following the royal visits. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are not in the business of winning popularity polls. Positive Parent Power (1991)Sitting governments always claw themselves back in the polls as election day nears. The Sun (2014)The most interesting part of opinion polls is often the bottom. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Vote in our poll and have your say at thetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The website is working on a new poll to decide the dullest town. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Polls clearly show that nobody else has any sympathy for them. The Sun (2009)There is likely to be a lot of attention on opinion polls and focus groups. Times, Sunday Times (2006)LET'S get a reality check on these election polls. The Sun (2010)And there was opinion poll evidence to support the view. The Government and Politics of France (1989)All the polls back up his belief that the opposition will win. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So we turn out in smaller numbers for local polls than for general elections. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In fact there recently was a poll to find the player of the season and he won by a distance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our poll shows the country agrees. The Sun (2012)Nine months earlier polls had recorded a clear lead for leaving and we looked as if we were heading for the exit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The highprofile role has worked, with successive polls finding the prince more popular than the king. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The little-known academic came from last place in the polls to win the first round of voting. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Polls are due to open on Thursday. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Opinion polls consistently show that just one in three Scots voters support independence. The Sun (2013)So who and what are the current contenders, polled high by people who have not yet seen them? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Scotland had its poll recently. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Strictly is only officially a ballroom dance competition; unofficially, it is a weekly poll of celebrity popularity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: poll /pəʊl/ NOUN
A poll is a survey in which people are asked their opinions about something.
Polls show that 70% of the time it is women who decide which film to see on a date.
- American English: poll
- Arabic: إِقْتِرَاع
- Brazilian Portuguese: pesquisa levantamento
- Chinese: 选举投票
- Croatian: anketa
- Czech: anketa
- Danish: rundspørge
- Dutch: opiniepeiling
- European Spanish: encuesta de opinión
- Finnish: mielipidemittaus
- French: sondage
- German: Abstimmung
- Greek: σφυγμομέτρηση
- Italian: votazione
- Japanese: 世論調査
- Korean: 여론조사
- Norwegian: gallupundersøkelse
- Polish: głosowanie
- European Portuguese: sondagem levantamento
- Romanian: sondaj
- Russian: голосование
- Spanish: encuesta de opinión
- Swedish: undersökning
- Thai: การสำรวจความคิดเห็นจากคนส่วนมาก
- Turkish: kamuoyu yoklaması
- Ukrainian: опитування
- Vietnamese: bầu cử
British English: poll VERB
If you are polled on something, you are asked what you think about it as part of a survey.
More than 18,000 people were polled.
Definition of poll from the Collins English Dictionary
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