public-opinion poll

[ puhb-lik-uh-pin-yuh n ]
/ ˈpʌb lɪk əˈpɪn yən /

noun

a poll taken by sampling a cross section of the public in an effort to predict election results or to estimate public attitudes on issues.

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Origin of public-opinion poll

First recorded in 1935–40
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