Translation of vote in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable (ballot cast) to cast one's vote [formal]emitir su ( or mi etc) voto [formal]we won by two votesganamos por dos votosI gave my vote to the Green Party(le) di mi voto al Partido Verdethere were many spoiled votes
voté por el or voté al Partido Verdehubo muchos votos anulados or invalidadosone man, one voteun hombre, un voto
sufragio (masculine) universalExample sentences1.2 uncountable (right to vote) the vote
el sufragioto give somebody/gain the vote
- That result puts Labour back in office with the lowest share of the vote in British electoral history.
- As a result our share of the vote dropped and we lost one of our six Westminster seats.
- The decision will be put by referendum to the vote of electors in the different regions.
el derecho de or al votoconceder a alguien/conseguir el sufragio or el derecho de or al votoExample sentences
- A bill to give women the vote in local elections was introduced into the French parliament in 1906, but was promptly defeated.
- In 1906, Finland became the first nation to give women the vote in national elections.
- One of the guests seemed to say that if women hadn't had the vote every election since World War II would have been won by the Labour Party.
- 2 2.1 countable (act) to call for a votepedir una votaciónto put something to the vote, to take a vote on somethingsometer algo a votaciónExample sentences2.2 uncountable or countable (collective decision) the vote was 12 to 4 in favor
el resultado de la votación fue de 12 votos a favor y 4 en contrato pass a vote of confidence/no confidenceaprobar un voto de confianza/de censurashe proposed a vote of thanks to the Chairmanpidió que constara el agradecimiento de todos al presidenteExample sentences
- The House held four plenary sessions debating the issue before it put it to a vote on Monday.
- When an offer was made, even though the union considered it to be an insult, the union did not put it to a vote.
- I was going to post something, but couldn't decide between a possible four posts so I thought I'd put it to a vote.
- Voters will have two votes on their ballot paper - one to vote for or against a regional assembly and the other to decide on the restructuring of local government.
- His party candidate polled over 400 votes in the last election, which is higher than the current victory margin.
- At the recent elections seven candidates polled around 5,200 votes and came second in two seats.
- 1 1.1 (support, choose)votar porvote Stevenson!
votar¡vote por or a Stevenson!I've voted Republican all my lifetoda la vida he votado por or a los republicanosExample sentences1.2 (elect)
elegir por votaciónwe voted her treasurerla elegimos tesorera por votaciónshe was voted onto the boardfue elegida por votación para integrar la juntato vote somebody into officevotar por or a alguien para un cargoto vote somebody out of officevotar para reemplazar a alguien en su cargo1.3 (declare, judge) the program was voted a complete failureel programa fue considerado un fracaso rotundo
- A direct initiative is where registered voters vote on the proposal put forward.
- This was despite a record of 13 million new voters registering to vote in 1992.
- As far as I was concerned I would be registered to vote at the next election.
- 2 2.1 (approve) they voted themselves a pay increasese aprobaron un aumento de sueldoExample sentences2.2 (decide)to vote to +
- In 1856 the South Australian government had voted a sum of money to help in the search for gold.
- Therefore it would be unseemly for Parliament to vote money for a member of the royal family.
infinitivevotarmembers voted to raise subscriptions por+ infinitivelos socios votaron por aumentar la cuota2.3 (propose) [colloquial]to vote ( that)votar porI vote (that) we go by taxi que+ subjunctive[colloquial]yo voto por que vayamos en taxi
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