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electoral vote

[ ih-lek-ter-uhl voht, ee-lek-tawr-uhl ]
/ ɪˈlɛk tər əl ˈvoʊt, iˌlɛkˈtɔr əl /
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noun
the vote cast in the electoral college of the U.S. by the representatives of each state in a presidential election.

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Origin of electoral vote

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25
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