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Places and objects involved in elections - synonyms or related words



a piece of paper that you write your vote on

ballot box


a box in which you put your ballot paper after you have voted

ballot paper


British a ballot that you write your vote on

polling booth


British a small enclosed space where you stand to mark your piece of paper secretly when you go to vote

polling station


British a building where people go to vote in an election

voting booth


mainly American a polling booth

voting machine


a machine that records and counts the votes in an election



a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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