roll-call vote


roll-call vote
roll-call vote «ROHL KL»,
a voting or vote by a roll call, of the members of an assembled body, as in a legislature, society, union, etc.

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  • roll call vote — voting by calling individual names …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Roll call — is the calling of the names of people from a list (roll) to determine the presence or absence of the listed people (also known as a register in countries such as the UK). The term applies to the calling itself, to the time moment of this… …   Wikipedia

  • Roll call (disambiguation) — Roll call means calling names from a list to check presence. The term has some other meanings: * Roll Call , an American newspaper, the Newspaper of Capitol Hill * Roll Call (album), an album by girl group IQ * Roll Call , an album by the tenor… …   Wikipedia

  • roll call — n: the act or an instance of calling off a list of names (as for checking attendance); specif: an act or instance of calling the roll of a legislative body to determine if there is a quorum or to vote on a matter Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …   Law dictionary

  • roll call — Synonyms and related words: agenda, beadroll, cadastre, calendar, catalog, census, census report, checklist, checkroll, cloture, committee consideration, debate, deliberation, division, docket, dramatis personae, filibuster, filibustering, filing …   Moby Thesaurus

  • roll call — 1. the calling of a list of names, as of soldiers or students, for checking attendance. 2. a military signal for this, as one given by a drum. 3. a voting process, esp. in the U.S. Congress, in which legislators are called on by name and allowed… …   Universalium

  • roll — roll1 W3S1 [rəul US roul] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(round object)¦ 2¦(person/animal)¦ 3¦(shape of tube/ball)¦ 4¦(make something flat)¦ 5¦(clothes)¦ 6¦(something with wheels)¦ 7¦(drop of liquid)¦ 8¦(waves/clouds)¦ 9¦(game)¦ 10¦( …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vote — Synonyms and related words: Australian ballot, Hare system, OK, PR, absentee voting, acceptance, adherence, admiration, approbation, approval, aye, back, back up, ballot, ballot box stuffing, be enfranchised, be implicated in, bear a hand,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vote — n 1. ballot, voting ticket, Brit. voting paper, voting ball; show of hands, yeas and nays, count, roll call. 2. voice, say, Chiefly Brit. plumper; suffrage, franchise; referendum, election, poll, plebiscite, voting; placet, Inf. the go ahead; vox …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Recorded vote — A recorded vote is a vote in which the names of those voting for and against a motion may be recorded. In many deliberative bodies (e.g. the United States Congress), questions may be decided by voice vote, but the voice vote does not allow one to …   Wikipedia