Translation of "poll" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /pəʊl/ us /poʊl/

the process of asking people questions to discover what they think about a subject

the results of an opinion poll
A recent poll indicated that 62 percent of Americans supported the president.

(Translation of “poll” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /pəul/

an election

elecciones, votación
They organized a poll to elect a president.

the number of votes

índice de participación
There has been a heavy poll (= a large number of votes).

(also opinion poll) a test of public opinion by asking people questions.

encuesta, sondeo
polling booth noun

a small place or stall where one can mark one’s voting-paper.

cabina electoral
polling station noun

a place where one goes to vote.

centro/colegio electoral
go to the polls

to have an election

acudir a las urnas
The voting public go the polls in November.

(Translation of “poll” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)