Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “outvote”

outvote

verb [T, usually passive]
 
 
/ˌaʊtˈvəʊt/
if a company, country, or group of people is outvoted by another, they do not achieve what they want because the other company, country, or group of people votes for something in larger numbers than they do: be outvoted by sb/sth The Bank of England Governor was outvoted by colleagues on the Monetary Policy Committee over the proposed rate cut.
(Definition of outvote from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of outvote?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “outvote” in other dictionaries

Translations of “outvote”

Word of the Day

hoppy

like hops (= dried fruit used to make beer)

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More