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write-in

[rahyt-in] /ˈraɪtˌɪn/
noun
1.
a candidate or vote for a candidate not listed on the printed ballot but written onto it by the voter:
Write-ins may swing the election.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or for such a candidate or vote or a ballot so marked:
a write-in campaign.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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