ballot box


noun

a receptacle for voters' ballots.
a system or instance of voting by ballot.

Nearby words

  1. balloonfish,
  2. ballooning,
  3. balloonist,
  4. balloonseptostomy,
  5. ballot,
  6. ballot paper,
  7. ballotade,
  8. ballotini,
  9. ballottement,
  10. ballottine

Origin of ballot box

First recorded in 1670–80

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British Dictionary definitions for ballot box

ballot box

noun

a box into which ballot papers are dropped after voting
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