Meaning of “voter” in the English Dictionary

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"voter" in British English

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voternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvəʊ.tər/ us /ˈvoʊ.t̬ɚ/

C2 a person who votes or who has a legal right to vote, especially in an election:

Of course, tax cuts are usually popular with (the) voters.
Labour voters tend to rate the National Health Service as a top priority.

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  • 54% of voters were in favour, 30% against, and the rest were undecided.
  • Many voters have become disenchanted with the government.
  • We asked a random sample of voters for their opinions on current political issues.
  • The party's policy on childcare facilities is bound to appeal to women voters.
  • The voter turnout in most precincts of the city is expected to be high.

(Definition of “voter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"voter" in American English

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voternoun [ C ]

us /ˈvoʊ·t̬ər/

social studies a person who votes, or a person who has the legal right to vote:

Voters are interested in issues that affect their pocketbooks, he said.

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

"voter" in Business English

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voternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvəʊtər/ us GOVERNMENT, MEETINGS

a person who votes or who has a legal right to vote:

59% of the party's voters want him to remain as party leader.

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