[ C ] a study in which people are asked for their opinions about a subject or person民意测验，民意调查
the places where people vote in a political election投票处
A poll was conducted to gauge consumers' attitudes.
68% of those questioned in the poll thought noise levels had increased.
The poll showed that over 40% of Americans worship on a weekly basis.
In a recent opinion poll, a majority of respondents were against nuclear weapons.
A straw poll of local inhabitants concluded that British tourists were the worst dressed and Italians the most stylish.
When a person or a political party polls a particular number of votes in an election, they receive that number.获得（若干选票）
to ask a person for their opinion as part of a general study of what people think about a subject对…进行民意测验