Meaning of “pollster” in the English Dictionary

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"pollster" in American English

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pollsternoun [ C ]

us /ˈpoʊl·stər/

a person whose job is to ask people their opinions on a subject, as part of a poll (= opinion study)

(Definition of “pollster” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pollster" in Business English

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pollsternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpəʊlstər/ us

a person who asks people questions in an opinion poll (= a situation in which people are asked what they think about a subject), or an organization that manages opinion polls:

It turned out that the pollsters had got their predictions wrong about the outcome of the election.

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