opinion poll

Definitions of opinion poll
  1. noun
    an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
    synonyms: canvass, poll, public opinion poll, survey
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    types:
    exit poll
    a poll of voters as they leave the voting place; usually taken by news media in order to predict the outcome of an election
    straw poll, straw vote
    an unofficial vote taken to determine opinion on some issue
    type of:
    enquiry, inquiry, research
    a search for knowledge
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