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opinion poll

noun

Simple Definition of opinion poll

  • : an activity in which many people are asked the same questions in order to find out what most people think about something

Full Definition of opinion poll

  1. :  an activity in which many people are asked the same questions in order to find out what most people think about something <An opinion poll showed that he was favored to win the election.>

Word by Word Definitions

opinionplay
  1. :  a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter

    :  approval, esteem

    :  belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge

pollplay
  1. :  head

    :  the top or back of the head

    :  nape

  1. :  to cut off or cut short the hair or wool of :  crop, shear

    :  to cut off or cut short (as wool)

    :  to cut off or back the top of (as a tree)


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