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  • IPA(key): /ˈvoʊtɪŋ/
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  1. present participle and gerund of vote


voting (not comparable)

  1. (finance) Having an associated right for the holder to vote as an owner of business.
    The cumulative voting preferred stock remains voting until all cumulative dividends are paid.


voting (plural votings)

  1. action of the verb to vote
    • 2016, Justin Deschamps, "“Voting, in and of itself, is not evil. But when there are only evils to choose from …”
      Voting, in and of itself, is not evil. But when there are only evils to choose from, we need to seek another choice.
    • 1806–1820, William Cobbett, Cobbett's Parliamentary History of England from the Norman conquest in 1066 to the Year 1803
      The eyes of the people have been some time opened; they will observe, they will judge of our votings in this cause; and expect from us, as we have put a stop to unjust and exorbitant power abroad, that we should neither suffer nor endure it
    • 2020 July 13, Austin Ramzy, Elaine Yu, Tiffany May, “Hong Kong Voters Defy Beijing, Endorsing Protest Leaders in Primary”, in The New York Times[1], →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 2020-07-14[2]:
      Sage Ip, a 29-year-old flight attendant who cast her ballot on Sunday in the Sai Ying Pun district, said she voted in the primary because she was worried that she would never get a chance to do so again. “Voting is something that is still within our capacity. We can’t express ourselves at protests anymore.”

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