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write–in

noun \ˈrīt-ˌin\

: a candidate in an election whose name is not printed on the ballot and whose name must be written on the ballot by voters

: a vote for someone who is not on an election's official list of candidates

Full Definition of WRITE-IN

1
:  a vote cast by writing in the name of a candidate
2
:  a candidate whose name is written in

First Known Use of WRITE-IN

1932

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