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noun [uncountable] polling pronunciation in American English /ˈpoʊlɪŋ/
  1. 1
    the act of voting in an election

    Polling took place over two days.

    polling hours/irregularities

  2. 2
    the act of asking people how they feel about something

    Our polling indicates that this is a popular issue with women.

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