Definition of ballot box in English:

ballot box

Syllabification: bal·lot box

noun

  • 1A sealed box into which voters put completed ballots.
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    • He demanded that the Central Election Commission seal all ballot boxes in the 13,000 polling booths around the island so that a recount could be done.
    • Chan failed to mention that many of the past campaigns he was involved in were defeated by voters at the ballot box.
    • The NPC's manifesto is being given to all candidates and we will publish their responses before older voters go to the ballot box.
  • 1.1 (the ballot box) Democratic principles and methods: the proper remedy was the ballot box and not the court
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    • To begrudge them the right to choose their own government via the ballot box is hypocritical in the extreme.
    • The entire issue goes far and beyond the issue of democracy through the ballot box.
    • For much of the nineties, big business spent enormous energy on promoting the idea that markets and not the ballot box were the true instrument of democracy.

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