Translation of "ballot" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈbæl·ət/ us /ˈbæl·ət/

a secret written vote

votación (secreta)
verb uk /ˈbæl·ət/ us /ˈbæl·ət/ mainly UK

to ask people to vote in a ballot so that you can find out their opinion about something

In July he will ballot / his members on how they want to proceed.

(Translation of “ballot” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈbӕlət/

a method of voting in secret by marking a paper and putting it into a box

They held a ballot to choose a new chairman
The question was decided by ballot
(also adjective) a ballot box
a ballot paper.

(Translation of “ballot” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)