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exit pollnoun [C]

uk   us  
the ​activity of ​askingpeople about how they ​voted as they ​leave a polling station (= ​place at which ​peoplevote), to ​try to ​discover who will ​win the ​election
(Definition of exit poll from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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exit pollnoun [C]

uk   us  
POLITICS a ​study in which ​people are ​asked how they ​voted as they ​leave the pollingstation (= ​place where ​peoplevote): According to ​exitpolls, no ​party will have an ​overallmajority.exit polls show/indicate/suggest sth Early ​exitpolls showed the ​rulingparty suffering a ​major defeat in ​stateelections.
(Definition of exit poll from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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