Definitions for ballot box

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bal′lot box`(n.)

  1. a receptacle for voters' ballots.

    Category: Government

  2. a system or instance of voting by ballot.

    Category: Government

Origin of ballot box:

1670–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballot box(noun)

    a box where voters deposit their ballots

Wiktionary

  1. ballot box(Noun)

    A sealed box with a slit, into which a voter puts his completed voting slip

  2. ballot box(Noun)

    The process or method of voting

Freebase

  1. Ballot box

    A ballot box is a temporarily sealed container, usually square box though sometimes a tamper resistant bag, with a narrow slot in the top sufficient to accept a ballot paper in an election but which prevents anyone from accessing the votes cast until the close of the voting period.

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