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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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The first suspension was declared last Monday after the Comelec only canvassed 20 percent of the total votes.
The votes for President and Vice President are being canvassed simultaneously by a joint congressional committee.
The 94 canvassed COCs included the three from Laguna, Ilocos Sur and Davao del Norte, the canvassing of which was suspended on Wednesday due to questions about their transmission.
In a press conference at the House of Representatives, Panelo said the candidates should be statesmanlike by not only conceding defeat but also giving up their constitutional right to have their votes canvassed so that Duterte could already be proclaimed.
In a press conference, Gonzales, the majority leader in the House of Representatives, said he hoped the canvassing would be faster because of the electronically transmitted election results that would be canvassed along with the certificates of canvass and the election results to be manually canvassed.