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public opinion poll:

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technique for ascertaining the attitudes or opinions of the total, or some segment of the total, population on given questions, usually on political, economic, and social conditions.
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The Mitrovica Region Opinion Polls will aim to stand apart from other analytical conflict prevention attempts as a key operational and policy tool for development and peace building actors in Kosovo by deriving prescription from trend analysis and monitoring indicators; analysis
Such practice, which for all practical purposes mean publication of exit polls while claiming that the same is only an opinion poll, the EC said in its communication to heads of all media organisations.
OPINION polls have repeatedly suggested that Scots will vote No in the referendum.
The opinion poll is part of an effort to set out a mechanism to fulfill the expectations and hopes of the Kuwaiti people, the speaker pointed out.
Opinion Poll came from further back with a big challenge under Mickael Barzalona but former Mark Johnston inmate Colour Vision held on by half a length.
Frankie Dettori, the most successful jockey at Ascot, delivered a vintage performance aboard the French-bred colt to vindicate his decision to switch rides with his Godolphin colleague Mickael Barzalona, who was aboard Opinion Poll.
Deputy leader in Scotland, Jackson Carlaw, said: "These are only opinion polls, a snapshot of the public mood but they are encouraging.
While it is regrettable the turnout was only 35%, it should be remembered that the opinion poll figures were based on samples of the population.
What a miracle - these days one opinion poll increased my adrenaline and I had to read it twice in two days.
Murray, via email An opinion poll is a statistical survey of public opinion, taken as a sample from the whole UK population.
An Opinion poll for the Daily Express puts Nick Clegg's party on 29% - up 12 points since last week - just three points behind the Tories.

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