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English definition of “vote sth down”

vote sth down

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with vote   /vəʊt/ us    /voʊt/
to defeat something such as a law or plan by voting against it: The proposal to build a new road through the forest was voted down by the local council.ElectionsRefusing and rejecting
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