Meaning of “exit poll” in the English Dictionary

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exit pollnoun [ C ]

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POLITICS a study in which people are asked how they voted as they leave the polling station (= place where people vote):

According to exit polls, no party will have an overall majority.
exit polls show/indicate/suggest sth Early exit polls showed the ruling party suffering a major defeat in state elections.

(Definition of “exit poll” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)