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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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.8119658119658 The National Board of Canvassers resumes its session at 8:13 p.m.
Miguel denied the petition, saying the proclamation of Uy should proceed since there was no pre-proclamation protest lodged before the board of canvassers.
'I thank the organisers and canvassers for organising this door to door campaign in support of Buhari.
| CLASSIFIED: Telesales Canvasser Susan Wilkinson who loves life at the Examiner
Callers from canvassers would also be willing to wait outside a locked door while the occupant checked their validity with the company involved."
All 2011 canvassers wear photo identification badges and will never ask for money, bank details or to enter a property.
"Even if Senator Aquino III is leading by five million over former President Joseph Estrada, he is not the president if he is not proclaimed by the National Board of Canvassers," Arroyo said.
ACORN readily acknowledges that some of its hired canvassers have collected voter registration forms with phony signatures that range from "Mickey Mouse" and "John Q.
Earlier, a Welsh Conservative spokesman said four party canvassers had been calling at homes in Fairwater as part of the build up to May councils polls.
The conversation developed into a heated argument involvingMr Richards and four Tory canvassers.
But a Conservative party source denied the claims saying: "The canvassers avoided his door because he was already down as a possible supporter.
And today we report on a group of door-to-door canvassers set upon by a gang.
Less than three months to go until election day and the once-mighty Labour campaign machine has been put into action, with voters across Wales being phoned by party canvassers keen to ensure they'll get their tick in the box.
Asked how his company will try to engineer a rebound in its performance, he said his firm ''will encourage policy canvassers to obtain qualifications as financial planners'' by passing official examinations.