Meaning of “outvote” in the English Dictionary


"outvote" in Business English

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outvoteverb [ T, usually passive ]

uk /ˌaʊtˈvəʊt/ us

if a company, country, or group of people is outvoted by another, they do not achieve what they want because the other company, country, or group of people votes for something in larger numbers than they do:

be outvoted by sb/sth The Bank of England Governor was outvoted by colleagues on the Monetary Policy Committee over the proposed rate cut.

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