polling place

polling place
A place where voters cast their ballots in elections.

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  • polling place — polling places N COUNT A polling place is the same as a polling station. [AM] Voters were lining up at polling places as early as 6.00 this morning, an hour before voting started …   English dictionary

  • Polling place — A polling place or polling station (the latter is the less common usage, but favored in the United Kingdom) [cite web|title=Vote Scotland|url=http://www.votescotland.com/stv/32.html] [cite web|publisher=Commonwealth of… …   Wikipedia

  • polling place — noun a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election • Syn: ↑polling station • Hypernyms: ↑topographic point, ↑place, ↑spot • Part Meronyms: ↑polling booth * * * noun, pl ⋯ plac …   Useful english dictionary

  • polling place — /ˈpoʊlɪŋ pleɪs/ (say pohling plays) noun a place, often a school or hall, designated as the place where electors can cast their votes in an election. Also, polling station …  

  • polling place — a place at or in which votes in an election are cast. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • polling place — location where voters cast their ballots in an election …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polling place — See polls …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • polling station — polling stations N COUNT A polling station is a place where people go to vote at an election. It is often a school or other public building. [BRIT] The voting was said to be very brisk and queues formed even before polling stations opened. (in AM …   English dictionary

  • polling station — polling .station BrE polling .place AmE n the place where people go to vote in an election …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Polling — Poll ing, n. [See {Poll} the head.] 1. The act of topping, lopping, or cropping, as trees or hedges. [1913 Webster] 2. Plunder, or extortion. [Obs.] E. Hall. [1913 Webster] 3. The act of voting, or of registering a vote. [1913 Webster] {Polling… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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