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outvote

American English: /ˌaʊtˈvoʊt/
British English: /aʊtˈvəʊt/

transitive verb

  • to be outvoted
    perder la votación
    the government was outvoted
    el gobierno perdió la votación
    you're outvoted, so we're watching the game
    has perdido: vamos a ver el partido, que es lo que quiere la mayoría
    Example sentences
    • It seems unlikely that simply being outvoted would deflect them from their path.
    • You only have to outvote, outspend or outshout them.
    • The use of qualified majority voting in the Council was an obvious constraint: any individual government might be outvoted.
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