Meaning of “voting” in the English Dictionary

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"voting" in British English

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votingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈvəʊ.tɪŋ/ us /ˈvoʊ.t̬ɪŋ/

the activity of choosing someone or something in an election:

Voting went ahead despite threats from rebel groups.
Pollsters asked people their voting intentions.

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  • The present voting system distorts the wishes of the electorate.
  • People's voting habits are influenced by political, social and economic factors.
  • In the old days of two-party adversarial politics, voting was easy.
  • There was a 70%, 25%, 5% split in the voting.
  • Pollsters asked people their voting intentions.

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

"voting" in Business English

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votingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈvəʊtɪŋ/ us GOVERNMENT, MEETINGS

the activity of choosing someone or something in a vote:

The voting was by secret ballot.
So many of the EU's decisions are now made by majority voting.
Advocating tactical voting is nothing more than asking people to use their votes as sensibly as they can.

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

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