ballot rigging


ballot rigging
'ballot .rigging
n [U]
the practice of cheating in an election by not counting the ballot papers correctly

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • ballot rigging — UK US noun [uncountable] the practice of cheating when counting the votes in an election to make sure that a particular person or party wins Thesaurus: elections and relating to the electoral systemhyponym to be a candidate or winner in an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ballot rigging — also ballot rigging N UNCOUNT Ballot rigging is the act of illegally changing the result of an election by producing a false record of the number of votes. The poll was widely discredited after allegations of ballot rigging …   English dictionary

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  • ballot-rigging — ballˈot rigging noun Dishonest manipulation of a ballot • • • Main Entry: ↑ballot …   Useful english dictionary

  • ballot rigging — UK / US noun [uncountable] the practice of cheating when counting the votes in an election to make sure that a particular person or party wins …   English dictionary

  • rigging — [[t]rɪ̱gɪŋ[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: usu supp N Vote or ballot rigging is the act of dishonestly organizing an election to get a particular result. She was accused of corruption, of vote rigging on a massive scale. 2) N UNCOUNT On a ship, the rigging is …   English dictionary

  • rigging — rig|ging [ rıgıŋ ] noun uncount 1. ) the ropes and chains used for supporting a ship s sails and MASTS 2. ) the act of organizing something in a dishonest way in order to produce a particular result: The vote will be held again after widespread… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rigging — UK [ˈrɪɡɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] 1) the ropes and chains used for supporting a ship s sails and masts 2) the act of organizing something in a dishonest way in order to produce a particular result The vote will be held again after widespread… …   English dictionary

  • rigging — rig‧ging [ˈrɪgɪŋ] noun [uncountable] COMMERCE LAW when companies, groups of investors work together illegally or unfairly to influence prices, conditions etc to their advantage ˈmarket ˌrigging COMMERCE LAW when some of the compan …   Financial and business terms

  • ballot — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ secret ▪ open ▪ postal (BrE) ▪ absentee (esp. AmE) ▪ provisional ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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