ballot

ballot
'bælət
noun
(a method of voting in secret by marking a paper and putting it into a box: They held a ballot to choose a new chairman; The question was decided by ballot.) votación
ballot
tr['bælət]
noun
1 (vote) votación nombre femenino
2 (votes recorded) número de votos escrutados
transitive verb
1 invitar a votar
the union balloted its members el sindicato invitó a votar a sus miembros
\
SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to take a ballot on something someter algo a votación
to ballot for somebody / something seleccionar alguien / algo por votación
ballot box urna
ballot paper papeleta
ballot ['bælət] vi
: votar
ballot n
1) : papeleta f (de voto)
2) balloting: votación f
3) vote: voto m
ballot
n.
balota s.f.
boleta s.f.
papeleta s.f.
papeleta de voto s.f.
papeleta para votar s.f.
v.
votar (Gobierno) v.

I 'bælət
noun
a) u (system of voting) votación f

to decide by ballot — decidir por votación; (before n)

ballot box — urna f

b) c (instance of voting) votación f

to hold o take a ballot on something — someter algo a votación

c) c (number of votes cast) número m de votos
d) c ballot (paper) papeleta f, boleta f electoral (Méx, RPl)

II
transitive verb \<\<members\>\> invitar a votar

to ballot somebody on something — someter algo a la votación de alguien

['bælǝt]
1.
N (=voting) votación f ; (=paper) papeleta f (de voto)

on the first ballot — a la primera votación

to take a ballot on sth — someter algo a votación

there will be a ballot for the remaining places — se sortearán las plazas restantes

to vote by secret ballot — votar en secreto

2.
VT

to ballot the members on a strike — someter la huelga a votación entre los miembros

3. VI
1) (=vote) votar
2) (=draw lots)

to ballot for — [+ tickets] rifar, sortear

to ballot for a place — sortear un puesto

4.
CPD

ballot box N — urna f

ballot box stuffing N(US) fraude m electoral, pucherazo * m

ballot paper N — papeleta f (de voto)

ballot rigging N — fraude m electoral

* * *

I ['bælət]
noun
a) u (system of voting) votación f

to decide by ballot — decidir por votación; (before n)

ballot box — urna f

b) c (instance of voting) votación f

to hold o take a ballot on something — someter algo a votación

c) c (number of votes cast) número m de votos
d) c ballot (paper) papeleta f, boleta f electoral (Méx, RPl)

II
transitive verb \<\<members\>\> invitar a votar

to ballot somebody on something — someter algo a la votación de alguien


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