• (RP) IPA: /ˈbalət/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈbælət/

ballot (plural ballots)

  1. Originally, a small ball place#Verb|placed in a container to cast#Verb|cast a vote#Verb|vote; now, by extension, a piece of paper or card used for this purpose, or some other means#Noun|means used to signify a vote.
  2. The process of voting, especially in secret; a round#Noun|round of voting.
    • the insufficiency of the ballot
  3. The total of all the votes cast in an election.
  4. (chiefly, US) A list#Noun|list of candidates run#Verb|running for office; a ticket.
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ballot (ballots, present participle balloting; past and past participle balloted)

  1. To vote or decide by ballot.
    to ballot for a candidate
  2. To draw lots.
  • French: voter
  • Russian: голосова́ть
  • Spanish: votar, balotar
  • Russian: тяну́ть жре́бий

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