English[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Italian ballotta, a small ball used to register a vote. Not voting. The ballota was a ball drawn from an urn to select at random, by lottery, a person for a role.

Ref: See, for instance, p166 J J Norwich, 'History of Venice' Penguin 1983

Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Noun[edit | edit source]




Ballot ({{{1}}})

  1. a paper or card used to cast a vote
  2. the process of voting, especially in secret
  3. (mostly, US) a list of candidates running for office; a ticket
  4. the total of all votes cast in an election

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Verb[edit | edit source]

to Ballot

Third person singular

Simple past

Past participle

Present participle

to Ballot (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. to vote
  2. to draw lots

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French[edit | edit source]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

balle + -ot

Noun[edit | edit source]

Ballot m. (plural Ballots)

  1. bundle, package

Derived terms[edit | edit source]

de:ballot et:ballot el:ballot es:ballot fa:ballot fr:ballot ko:ballot io:ballot kn:ballot hu:ballot ml:ballot my:ballot ja:ballot pl:ballot pt:ballot ru:ballot ta:ballot te:ballot vi:ballot zh:ballot

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