Definition of “election day” - English Dictionary

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“election day” in British English

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election daynoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ɪˈlek.ʃən ˌdeɪ/ us /ɪˈlek.ʃən ˌdeɪ/ UK also polling day

Examples from literature

  • Gordon was as busy as a candidate on election day. 
  • He spent the evening of election day in the telegraph office. 
  • It was the first chill shadow that followed the election day. 
  • It was the fourth Wednesday in April, and election day. 
  • Tomorrow's was the last paper before election day. 

(Definition of “election day” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)