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English definition of “poll”

poll

verb [T] (OPINION)   /poʊl/
to answer questions as part of a study of a group’s opinion on a subject: Almost 86% of the parents polled said yes, and only 7% said no.
(Definition of poll verb (OPINION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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