Translation of vote in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable (ballot cast) to cast one's vote [formal]we won by two votesemitir su ( or mi etc) voto [formal]I gave my vote to the Green Partyganamos por dos votosthere were many spoiled votes(le) di mi voto al Partido Verdevoté por el or voté al Partido Verdeone man, one votehubo muchos votos anulados or invalidadosun hombre, un votoExample sentences1.2 uncountable (right to vote) See examples: the vote
to give somebody/gain the voteel sufragioel derecho de or al votoconceder a alguien/conseguir el sufragio or el derecho de or al votoExample sentences
- 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.
- 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 voteto put something to the vote, to take a vote on somethingpedir una votación2.2 uncountable and countable (collective decision) See examples: the vote was 12 to 4 in favorsometer algo a votaciónto pass a vote of confidence/no confidenceel resultado de la votación fue de 12 votos a favor y 4 en contrashe proposed a vote of thanks to the Chairmanaprobar un voto de confianza/de censurapidió que constara el agradecimiento de todos al presidenteExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 1 1.1 (support, choose)vote Stevenson!votar porI've voted Republican all my life¡vote por or a Stevenson!1.2 (elect)toda la vida he votado por or a los republicanoswe voted her treasurerelegir por votaciónshe was voted onto the boardla elegimos tesorera por votaciónto vote somebody into officefue elegida por votación para integrar la juntato vote somebody out of officevotar por or a alguien para un cargo1.3 (declare, judge) the program was voted a complete failurevotar para reemplazar a alguien en su cargoel programa fue considerado un fracaso rotundo
- 2 2.1 (approve) they voted themselves a pay increase2.2 (decide) See examples:to vote to +se aprobaron un aumento de sueldo
infinitivemembers voted to raise subscriptionsvotar por+ infinitivelos socios votaron por aumentar la cuotaExample sentences2.3 (propose) [colloquial]to vote (
- 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.
that)I vote (that) we go by taxivotar por que+ subjunctive[colloquial]yo voto por que vayamos en taxiExample sentences
- 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.
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