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pollster

[ pohl-ster ]
/ ˈpoʊl stər /
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noun
a person whose occupation is the taking of public-opinion polls.
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Origin of pollster

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; poll1 + -ster
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British Dictionary definitions for pollster

pollster
/ (ˈpəʊlstə) /

noun
a person who conducts opinion polls
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