Definition of postal vote in English:

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postal vote

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A vote sent in by post rather than cast in person.
Example sentences
  • The talk of recounts, re-votes, postal votes and even badly-designed ballot papers suggests that we are in for a considerable wait.
  • Ballot papers for the postal votes were being sent out today and the poll closes on July 25.
  • A record number of people are expected to cast postal votes in the May general election.

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