show of hands Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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show of handsnoun [S]

uk   us  
a ​vote in which ​peopleraise one of ​theirhands to show that they ​support a ​suggestion: Her ​re-election to the ​committee was ​defeated on/by a show of ​hands.
(Definition of show of hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “show of hands”
in Chinese (Simplified) 举手表决…
in Chinese (Traditional) 舉手錶決…
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