Definition of Public opinion poll
1. Noun. An inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people.
Generic synonyms: Enquiry, Inquiry, Research
Specialized synonyms: Exit Poll, Straw Poll, Straw Vote
Derivative terms: Canvass, Canvass, Poll, Pollster
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Literary usage of Public opinion poll
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1. Erased in a Moment: Suicide Bombing Attacks Against Israeli Civilians by Joe Stork (2002)
"10 Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, "public opinion poll #2, The Mitchell Report, Cease Fire, and Return to Negotiations; Intifada and ..."
2. Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany by Colin Bingham (1982)
"... or disarmament, or Berlin, or any issue involving many facets, a public opinion poll is of little use. JOHN FOSTER DULLES People want to know the facts. ..."
3. Nuclear Waste Storage and Disposal Policy: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by Frank Murkowski (1999)
"Finally, although it was not technically a public opinion poll, a report was released in January 1996 by the University of New Mexico's Institute for Public ..."
4. The Wayward Welfare State by Roger A. Freeman (1981)
"A public opinion poll, conducted by the Gallup Organization shortly after the ... That is also evident in a public opinion poll by the Opinion Research ..."