Definition of polling station in English:

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polling station

(North American also polling place)


A building, such as a school or community centre, where voting takes place during an election.
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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