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English definition of “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 .
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