Definitions for opinion poll
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poll, opinion poll, public opinion poll, canvass(noun)
an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people
A poll organized in an attempt to quantify public opinion on a subject.
An opinion poll, sometimes simply referred to as a poll, is a survey of public opinion from a particular sample. Opinion polls are usually designed to represent the opinions of a population by conducting a series of questions and then extrapolating generalities in ratio or within confidence intervals.
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A public opinion poll is no substitute for thought.
It seems to me that they (the Irish government) were quite prepared to throw the peace process under the bus for the sake of a few percentage points in an opinion poll, that is a disgraceful approach.
Just as it would be madness to settle on medical treatment for the body of a person by taking an opinion poll of the neighbors, so it is irrational to prescribe for the body politic by polling the opinions of the people at large.
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