voice vote

noun
a vote based on estimation of the relative strength of ayes and noes called out rather than on a counting of ballots, a roll call, or a division.

Origin:
1925–30

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voice vote
 
n
a vote taken in a legislative body by calling for the ayes and the noes and estimating which faction is more numerous from the volume of the noise

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Example sentences
After unanimous approval was given from the members present by voice vote, the motion was carried.
Motion was approved by voice vote with no opposition.
Hirsch seconded the motion was approved by voice vote.
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