voteless

voteless

[voht-lis]
adjective
1.
lacking or without a vote.
2.
denied the right to vote, especially in political elections.

Origin:
1665–75; vote + -less

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vote (vəʊt)
 
n
1.  an indication of choice, opinion, or will on a question, such as the choosing of a candidate, by or as if by some recognized means, such as a ballot: 10 votes for Jones
2.  the opinion of a group of persons as determined by voting: it was put to the vote; do not take a vote; it came to a vote
3.  a body of votes or voters collectively: the Jewish vote
4.  the total number of votes cast: the vote decreased at the last election
5.  the ticket, ballot, etc, by which a vote is expressed
6.  a.  the right to vote; franchise; suffrage
 b.  a person regarded as the embodiment of this right
7.  a means of voting, such as a ballot
8.  chiefly (Brit) a grant or other proposition to be voted upon
 
vb
9.  (when tr, takes a clause as object or an infinitive) to express or signify (one's preference, opinion, or will) (for or against some question, etc): to vote by ballot; we voted that it was time to adjourn; vote for me!
10.  (intr) to declare oneself as being (something or in favour of something) by exercising one's vote: to vote socialist
11.  (tr; foll by into or out of, etc) to appoint or elect (a person to or from a particular post): they voted him into the presidency; he was voted out of office
12.  (tr) to determine the condition of in a specified way by voting: the court voted itself out of existence
13.  (tr) to authorize, confer, or allow by voting: vote us a rise
14.  informal (tr) to declare by common opinion: the party was voted a failure
15.  (tr) to influence or control the voting of: do not try to vote us!
 
[C15: from Latin vōtum a solemn promise, from vovēre to vow]
 
'votable
 
adj
 
'voteable
 
adj
 
'voteless
 
adj

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