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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outvote.

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Examples

  • Unfortunately in our adversarial legal system if the prosecutor had just agreed the defense could have made a viable argument that the bench and the prosecution "outvoted" him and violated the law.

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  • "Even Galileo got outvoted for a spell," Perry said, referencing the 17th century scientist and mathematician who was persecuted by the Roman Catholic Church for his support of the theory that the Earth revolves around the sun.

    Panelists, GOP rivals target Perry from outset of debate

  • January 23rd, 2009 at 4: 33 pm those people just need to be outvoted at the national and state levels.

    Matthew Yglesias » At The Department of Forgotten Cabinet Secretaries

  • In 2008 we outvoted men by a margin of almost 10 million, reclaiming progressive control of the Senate and House and electing our country's first African-American President.

    Barbara Lee: In "Manly" Midterms, Vote Like a Girl

  • While broad majorities of the court have voted to affirm protections for such long-recognized forms of expression as picketing, movies and now videogames, conservatives have outvoted liberals to confer First Amendment rights on business and void campaign-finance regulations that advocates say promote fairer elections.

    Court Conservatives Prevail

  • With the U.S. poised to become a majority of-color nation in the coming years, the backward racists are outnumbered and will be outvoted through a process of attrition.

    David A. Love: The Tea Party Spirit Is Corroding Public Discourse In America

  • However, the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, and Poland felt that they would be outvoted, so refused to take part.

    Eilene Galloway « dudegalea

  • Yet the big clubs found themselves outvoted by the smaller ones—by a predictable 15-to-5 margin—so they stalled on negotiations and threatened to fight back.

    Why Fandom Matters More in Italy

  • The capitalist class is in the numerical minority, and bids fair to be outvoted if it does not put a stop to the vast propaganda being waged by its enemy.

    THE CLASS STRUGGLE

  • Mr. Weber had criticized the ECB's bond-buying program more explicitly, and appeared reluctant to accept a position where he would be repeatedly outvoted on the issue.

    Germany Nominates Asmussen to Succeed Stark at ECB

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