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show of hands

noun [S] uk   us  
a vote in which people raise one of their hands to show that they support a suggestion: Her re-election to the committee was defeated on a show of hands.
Translations of “show of hands”
in Chinese (Traditional) 舉手錶決…
in Chinese (Simplified) 举手表决…
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