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)