Definition of vote bank in English:

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vote bank

noun

(In South Asia) a group of people who can be relied upon to vote together in support of the same party.
Example sentences
  • Of all these vote banks, minority vote bank has been one of the hottest topics of political discussion in the last decade or so.
  • The minorities, once their loyal vote bank, were disenchanted with the party, as were large sections of the young and the less educated.
  • The political fortunes of the Congress have suffered badly as major groups in its traditional vote bank have been lost to emerging regional and caste-based parties, such as the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Samajwadi Party.

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