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polling

verb
present participle of poll

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1 to go around and approach (people) with a request for opinions or information
  • assigned to poll residents on their views about a program for recycling

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2 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument
  • time to poll the sheep's wool

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“Polling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/polling. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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