[ puhb-lik-uh-pin-yuh n ]
/ ˈpʌb lɪk əˈpɪn yən /
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
Words nearby public-opinion poll
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