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"vote sth down" in British English

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vote sth down

phrasal verb with vote uk   /vəʊt/  us   /voʊt/ verb [I or T]
to ​defeat something such as a ​law or ​plan by ​voting against it: The ​proposal to ​build a new ​road was ​voted down. to show that you do not like or ​agree with something on the internet by clicking on a ​symbol such as an ​arrow or ​thumbpointing down: Users ​tend to ​vote down any ​rude or ​juvenilecomments.
(Definition of vote sth down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vote sth down

phrasal verb with vote uk   us   /vəʊt/ verb [I or T] GOVERNMENT, MEETINGS
to ​stop something such as a ​law or ​plan by ​voting against it: Shareholders ​voted down three pay-related ​proposals.
(Definition of vote sth down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vote sth down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 投票否决…
in Chinese (Traditional) 投票否決…
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