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"outvote" in British English

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outvoteverb [T usually passive]

uk   /ˌaʊtˈvəʊt/  us   /-ˈvoʊt/
to ​defeat someone by ​winning a ​greaternumber of ​votes: The Democrats were outvoted, as ​usual.informal I ​suggested that we go out for a ​pizza, but I was outvoted (= most ​people did not ​want to).
(Definition of outvote from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"outvote" in Business English

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outvoteverb [T, usually passive]

uk   us   /ˌaʊtˈvəʊt/
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 ​peoplevotes 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 ​proposedratecut.
(Definition of outvote from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “outvote”
in Chinese (Simplified) 得票超过,以多数票胜过…
in Chinese (Traditional) 得票超過,以多數票勝過…
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