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outvote

[out-voht] /ˌaʊtˈvoʊt/
verb (used with object), outvoted, outvoting.
1.
to outdo or defeat in voting:
The rural districts outvoted the urban districts. The measure was outvoted by the farmers.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; out- + vote
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Examples from the web for outvote
  • Debtors tend to outnumber creditors, and thus can outvote them.
  • The idea of a roundtable should be to encourage a diversity of experience, not to outvote the other side.
  • So now the middle ground realizes they have to outvote the poor and the bewildered if the country is to grow and prosper at all.
British Dictionary definitions for outvote

outvote

/ˌaʊtˈvəʊt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to defeat by a majority of votes
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