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"swing voter" in British English

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swing voternoun [C]

uk   us  
someone who has not ​yetdecided who to ​vote for in an ​election
(Definition of swing voter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"swing voter" in Business English

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swing voternoun [C]

uk   us   POLITICS
someone who does not always ​vote for the same ​politicalparty and who might be persuaded to ​vote for one of several ​parties in an ​election: The ​parties all ​try to ​maximize their ​appeal to ​swingvoters in ​marginal constituencies.
(Definition of swing voter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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