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voice vote

División en sílabas: voice vote

Definición de voice vote en inglés:

sustantivo

A vote taken by noting the relative strength and volume of calls of aye and no.
Example sentences
  • The Senate passed the legislation with a unanimous voice vote, thereby avoiding individual public accountability for senators - Republican and Democratic - who supported the bill.
  • The Senate leadership's bipartisan agreement to hold a voice vote on the measure constituted a cowardly maneuver to allow individual senators to conceal their support for the occupation.
  • While the full Senate voted on him by a voice vote (thus votes for and against him were not recorded for the record), there was heated debate over him on the Senate floor.

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