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plural of vote
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as in suffrages
the right to formally express one's position or will in an election in the United States, women were granted the vote by the 19th Amendment in 1920

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as in ballots
a piece of paper indicating a person's preferences in an election dropped her vote into the ballot box

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as in says
the right to express a wish, choice, or opinion he argued for a vote in the matter, since he was going to be affected by the final decision

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votes

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verb

present tense third-person singular of vote

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“Votes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/votes. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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