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casting votenoun [S]

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MEETINGS a ​singlevote by the ​person in ​charge of a ​meeting, which is used to decide a ​question if the ​number of ​votes on each ​side is ​equal: If there is a ​tie in the ​final round between the ​top two contenders, the ​president of the ​association will have the casting ​vote.
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