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English definition of “poll”

poll

verb [T] (ELECTION)    /pəʊl/ US  /poʊl/
When a person or a political party polls a particular number of votes in an election, they receive that number: With nearly all the votes counted, Mr Soto had polled 67 percent of the vote.Elections
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