a representative sampling of public opinion or public awareness concerning a certain subject or issue.
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Origin of Gallup poll
First recorded in 1935–40; after G. H. Gallup
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British Dictionary definitions for gallup poll
/ (ˈɡæləp) /
a sampling by the American Institute of Public Opinion or its British counterpart of the views of a representative cross section of the population, used esp as a means of forecasting voting
Word Origin for Gallup Poll
C20: named after George Horace Gallup (1901–84), US statistician
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