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[mass noun] The system or practice of casting more than one vote, or of voting in more than one constituency.
- ‘There were differences over plural voting, which allowed a man who owned property in more than one electorate to cast a vote in each.’
- ‘The Labour government's Act of 1948 ended plural voting by taking away the business vote and the special university representation.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.