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repoll

verb re·poll \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpōl \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of repoll

repolled; repolling
: to question or canvass (people) again : to carry out a new poll of (a group of people)
  • If an updated system were proposed, he added, the group would want to repoll its members and get new feedback.
  • —Eleanor Kennedy
  • … the Senator seemed to be getting more than two‐thirds of the undecided voters who were repolled.
  • —R. W. Apple Jr.

First Known Use of repoll

1884

in the meaning defined above

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repoll

noun re·poll \ ˈrē-ˌpōl \

Definition of repoll

plural repolls
: the act or an instance of carrying out a poll (see 1poll 5a) again
  • ordered a repoll of the voters

First Known Use of repoll

1884

in the meaning defined above

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