There are 2 translations of poll in Spanish:

poll1

Pronunciation: /pəʊl/

n

  • 1 1.1 (ballot) votación (feminine) to take a poll on sth someter algo a votación he criticized the conduct of the poll criticó la forma en que se había llevado a cabo la votación
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    • Weeks of political campaigning comes to an end today as voters across the country go to the polls in the general election.
    • Such a defeat would further damage its chances of maintaining power at a national level when Indians go to the polls for general elections due by 2004.
    • As Australia prepares to go to the polls for a general election on Saturday, Howard continues to defend his government's tough stance on asylum seekers.
    1.2 (number of votes cast) there has been a particularly low/heavy poll pocos/muchos electores han acudido a las urnas there was a 62% poll la participación electoral fue de un 62% the poll for the candidate was 18,731 (British English/inglés británico) el cómputo de votos para el candidato fue de 18.731 1.3
    (opinion poll)
    encuesta (f) (de opinión), sondeo (m) (de opinión)
  • 2
    (polls plural)
    (polling stations) the polls to go to the polls ir* or acudir a las urnas if she wins at the polls si gana las elecciones a defeat at the polls una derrota electoral the polls have not yet closed se continúa votando, las mesas electorales no han cerrado aún

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There are 2 translations of poll in Spanish:

poll2

vt

  • 1 [Politics/Política] [votes] (obtain) obtener*; (cast) emitir the Democratic candidate polled 88,052 votes el candidato demócrata obtuvo 88.052 votos
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    • Despite all this, Jack McCann gained the most votes, polling an impressive 22,000.
    • The vice president who polls the most votes may not necessarily get picked as the next deputy PM.
    • Keira has always been safe Labor, but last state election Martin did get a pretty sizeable chunk of the vote - he polled a fairly close second to Campbell, and should have given them a scare.
  • 2 (question) [electorate] sondear, encuestar she polled the board of directors sondeó or tanteó a la junta directiva a majority of those polled la mayoría de los encuestados union members are to be polled on the proposal la propuesta se va a someter a votación entre los miembros del sindicato
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    • Some of the advisers who are polled for their opinions use sentiment indicators when forecasting.
    • This year, nearly 11,000 business leaders were polled in a record 117 economies worldwide.
    • A random sample of 2,646 people across all regions of England, including the capital, was polled by Opinion Research Business.
  • 3 [Agriculture/Agricultura] [sheep/cattle] descornar*
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    • As an added bonus, every Thunderhouse calf born to date has been polled!
    • All his calves have been polled.
    • She is polled and two out of the three kids each year have been polled.
  • 4 [Computing/Informática] interrogar*
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    • Old and crude methods for this required the software to poll the device continuously for status and changes.
    • A management system identifies conditions on the network by periodically polling the network devices or in response to a message from a network device.
    • With serialized devices it should be possible to poll every compromised device on the Net just like using a traffic camera to catch drivers who run red lights.

vi

  • (British English/inglés británico) he polled better than expected obtuvo más votos de lo que se esperaba

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Word of the day plana
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page …
Cultural fact of the day

The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.