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1. ballot

noun. ['ˈbælət'] a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting.

Synonyms

  • absentee ballot
  • papers
  • document

Antonyms

  • allow
  • powerlessness
  • inferior
  • tasteless

Etymology

  • ballotta (Italian)

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Rhymes with Ballot

  • vallot
  • pallett
  • pallet
  • palette
  • palate

How do you pronounce ballot?

Pronounce ballot as ˈbælət.

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Sentences with ballot


1. Noun, singular or mass
The measure did not make it to the ballot and never became law.

Quotes about ballot


1. It is true that power corrupts. The hope at the polling stations and the actions of the elected representatives, unfortunately, often turn to be opposite. The power of ballot turns into the power of wallet. Some law-makers become law-breakers.
- Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

2. ballot

noun. ['ˈbælət'] a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative.

Synonyms

  • secret ballot
  • veto
  • choice
  • write-in
  • option
  • balloting
  • casting vote
  • vote
  • multiple voting
  • split ticket
  • pick
  • selection
  • block vote
  • straight ticket

Antonyms

  • straight ticket
  • decriminalise
  • legalize
  • permit

Etymology

  • ballotta (Italian)

3. ballot

verb. ['ˈbælət'] vote by ballot.

Antonyms

  • call option

Etymology

  • ballotta (Italian)
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