Definition of polling booth in English:

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polling booth

Pronunciation: /ˈpōliNG ˌbo͞oTH/


British and Canadian term for voting booth.
Example sentences
  • If anyone feels too dispirited to vote, too alienated or whatever, they should drag themselves along to the polling booth and spoil their ballot paper.
  • And he pledged that the Tories would bring back the right of all voters to use a polling booth, as opposed to some recent elections which have seen all-postal voting.
  • The race was too close to call yesterday and both camps said they would pursue support among an estimated 10m undecided voters until the polling booths close this evening.

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Syllabification: poll·ing booth

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