from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. that system which allows to each voter as many votes as there are persons to be voted for, and permits him to accumulate these votes upon one person, or to distribute them among the candidates as he pleases.
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- n. an election in which each person has as many votes as there are positions to be filled and they can all be cast for one candidate or can be distributed in any manner
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