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ballot noun

ADJ. secret | open | postal | national | first, second | leadership | strike

VERB + BALLOT carry out, hold | organize | cast Only 40% of eligible voters cast their ballots.

BALLOT + NOUN box | paper | rigging

PREP. at a/the ~ They voted against him at the second ballot. | by ~ The jury cast their vote by secret ballot. | in a/the ~ The club members decided in a ballot to suspend the captain. | on a/the ~ I voted for her on the first ballot. | ~ for a ballot for the Conservative leadership | ~ on a ballot on the new contracts | ~ over a ballot over strike action