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Vote vs Ballet - What's the difference?

vote | ballet |

As nouns the difference between vote and ballet

is that vote is a formalized choice on matters of administration or other democratic activities while ballet is a classical form of dance.

As a verb vote

is to cast a vote; to assert a formalised choice in an election.

vote

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A formalized choice on matters of administration or other democratic activities.
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  • An act or instance of participating in such a choice, e.g., by submitting a ballot.
  • :
  • * (1809-1894)
  • *:The freeman casting with unpurchased hand / The vote that shakes the turrets of the land.
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  • *:As a political system democracy seems to me extraordinarily foolish, but I would not go out of my way to protest against it. My servant is, so far as I am concerned, welcome to as many votes as he can get. I would very gladly make mine over to him if I could.
  • (label) An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
  • :(Massinger)
  • Derived terms

    * donkey vote * conscience vote * free vote * get out the vote * informal vote * subvote * vote mob * whipped vote

    Verb

    (vot)
  • To cast a vote; to assert a formalised choice in an election.
  • The depository may vote shares on behalf of investors who have not submitted instruction to the bank.
  • * F. W. Robertson
  • To vote' on large principles, to ' vote honestly, requires a great amount of information.

    Derived terms

    * voter * vote in * vote out * vote with one's feet

    See also

    * elect * nominate

    Anagrams

    * ----

    ballet

    English

    (wikipedia ballet)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A classical form of dance.
  • A theatrical presentation of such dancing, usually with music, sometimes in the form of a story.
  • The company of persons who perform this dance.
  • (music) A light part song, or madrigal, with a fa-la burden or chorus, most common with the Elizabethan madrigal composers.
  • (heraldry) A bearing in coats of arms representing one or more balls, called bezants, plates, etc., according to colour.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Derived terms

    * ballet dancer * ballet flats * ballet music

    See also

    * mime * modern dance ----