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absentee votenoun [C]

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a ​system of ​voting in which ​peoplesendtheirvotes by ​post when they cannot be ​present at an ​election a ​piece of ​paper on which ​peoplemarktheirvotes and then ​send them by ​post when they cannot be ​present at an ​election
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