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unpolled

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈpəʊld
 
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Definition of unpolled in English:

adjective

1(Of a voter) not having voted, or registered to vote, at an election.
Example sentences
  • So the numbers of unpolled votes could be huge.
  • Here are the dirty tricks: Sam Weller tells a tale of unpolled electors being stupefied with laudanum, waking only after the election was over.
  • My guess is there are millions of unpolled Americans concerned with the downward moral spin of the United States, and who would perk up their ears at a strong third party.
2(Of a person) not included in an opinion poll.
Example sentences
  • Lists a few cases during the campaign where there were moments of unpolled authenticity.
  • An as big or bigger undercounted group might be the youth vote and maybe combined with expatriates, these unpolled groups might affect the election favorably for Kerry.
  • Cereologists from abroad, dismayed at the psychological mess in Britain, came in with B, forward-moving perspectives, and an unpolled consensus was emerging: it was time to get back on course.

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