Definition of polling place in English:

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polling place

(also polling station)


A building where voting takes place during an election, typically one that normally has another function, such as a school.
Example sentences
  • Surrey Police has pledged to fight election fraud both at polling stations and with postal votes.
  • The elections for the county council take place at the same time and in the same polling stations as the general election.
  • The clock is ticking towards the next General Election, with polling stations expected to open in May.

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Syllabification: poll·ing place

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