canvass


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the setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account

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an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people

an oil painting on canvas fabric

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the mat that forms the floor of the ring in which boxers or professional wrestlers compete

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a heavy, closely woven fabric (used for clothing or chairs or sails or tents)

get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions

solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign

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If you have any queries about the annual canvass call the council's electoral team on 01443 86 44 05 or visit www.
A thorough neighborhood canvass allows investigators to search for the missing child while identifying and interviewing all individuals near the victim's abduction site or last known location during the critical period that follows a child's disappearance.
The shop, opposite House of Fraser, includes a studio for Sammie to create her masterpieces and a gallery upstairs displaying her work, including the original piece that sparked her journey, although she insists that canvass is not for sale.
As a result of the canvass, more residents were challenged in their precinct than in any other without homeless shelters or public housing.
I made the frame and a friend made me a canvass cover to go over it as a Christmas present.
The second story conveys another politics: canvass politics.
David McIntosh, chairman of the House Subcommittee on National Economic Growth, Natural Resources and Regulatory Affairs, of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, is completing a canvass of regulatory agencies.
Minister for the Constitution Chris Skidmore has today launched 18 pilot projects across England and Wales to reduce costs of the annual canvass for local authorities.
Marcos filed the 1,000-page petition with the court-acting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal-urging it to study affidavits and certificates of canvass that he claimed provided 'clear and convincing evidence of what is now known as the biggest electoral fraud in the history of the Philippines.
A JUDGE yesterday changed bail terms for a dissident republican to enable him to canvass for an election.
26 election, the county has 10 days to canvass the results, while Perry's office has 14, said Alicia Phillips Pearce, the secretary of state's deputy communications director.
A ROW over whether politicians should canvass support outside Cardiff mosques escalated last night - as Plaid Cymru were accused of "justifying violence and intimidation".
Council chiefs are gearing up for a massive canvass of every household in the borough.
The neighborhood canvass constitutes one of the most productive investigative tools.
THE annual canvass for the Register of Electors is again under way but this year the traditional knock on the door will be replaced by a postal canvass.