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straw poll

noun [C] uk   us  
an unofficial vote that is taken to discover what people think about an idea or problem or how they intend to vote in an election: A straw poll of local inhabitants concluded that British tourists were the most stylish.
Translations of “straw poll”
in Chinese (Traditional) 非正式民意調查, 非正式投票…
in Chinese (Simplified) 非正式民意测验, 非正式投票…
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