absentee ballot

noun

Definition of absentee ballot

  1. :  a ballot submitted (as by mail) in advance of an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls

1889

First Known Use of absentee ballot

1889


ABSENTEE BALLOT Defined for English Language Learners

absentee ballot

noun

Definition of absentee ballot for English Language Learners

  • : a vote that is submitted before an election by a voter who is not able to be present when the election occurs


Law Dictionary

absentee ballot

noun absentee bal·lot

Legal Definition of absentee ballot

  1. :  a ballot submitted (as by mail) in advance of an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls


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