Adjective "Balloted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Balloted


    Definition:

    1. a slip or sheet of paper, cardboard, or the like, on which a voter marks his or her vote.

    2. the method of secret voting by means of printed or written ballots or by means of voting machines.

    3. voting in general, or a round of voting: Our candidate was defeated on the third ballot.

    4. the list of candidates to be voted on: They succeeded in getting her name placed on the ballot.

    5. the right to vote: to gain the ballot after years of struggle.

    6. the whole number of votes

    Origin:
    ballot

    Examples:

    "quarters can be balloted in/at/on weeks."

    "parties can be balloted on amendments."

    "members can be balloted as to things."

    "belongings can be balloted on dates."

    "workforces can be balloted in/at/on months."

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