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opinion pollnoun [C]

uk   /əˈpɪn.jən ˌpəʊl/  us   /əˈpɪn.jən ˌpoʊl/
an ​occasion when ​people are ​askedquestions to ​discover what they ​think about a ​subject: The ​latestopinionpollshows that the president's ​popularity has ​declined.
(Definition of opinion poll from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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opinion pollnoun [C]

uk   us   MARKETING, POLITICS
a ​process in which ​people are ​asked for their ​opinions about a ​subject or ​person: An ​opinionpoll revealed that only 40% of ​localpeople were in favour of the ​project.in the opinion polls At that ​stage the ​party was ​leading in the ​opinionpolls.
(Definition of opinion poll from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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