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exit poll

noun

Simple Definition of exit poll

  • : a method of predicting the result of an election by asking people who they voted for as they leave the place where they voted

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of exit poll

  1. :  a poll taken (as by news media) of voters leaving the voting place that is usually used for predicting the winners

exit polling

noun

1980

First Known Use of exit poll

1980


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