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plural of vote
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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present tense third-person singular of vote

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“Votes.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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