card vote

card vote
'card vote
BrE a way of voting at a ↑trade union meeting in which your vote represents the votes of all the members of your organization

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  • card vote — card vote, British. a method of voting in tradeunion meetings by which the vote of each delegate is valued according to the number of his constituents: »The resolution was carried on a card vote (London Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • card-vote — cardˈ vote noun A voting system that gives each delegate s vote a value in proportion to the number he represents • • • Main Entry: ↑card …   Useful english dictionary

  • card-vote — /ˈkad voʊt/ (say kahd voht) noun (at trade union conferences, etc.) a vote in which each delegate carries a number of votes according to the number of card carrying members he or she represents …  

  • card vote — noun Brit. another term for block vote …   English new terms dictionary

  • card vote — noun (C) BrE a way of voting at a trade union meeting in which your vote represents the votes of all the members of your organization …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Card table — Table Ta ble, n. [F., fr. L. tabula a board, tablet, a painting. Cf. {Tabular}, {Taffrail}, {Tavern}.] 1. A smooth, flat surface, like the side of a board; a thin, flat, smooth piece of anything; a slab. [1913 Webster] A bagnio paved with fair… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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