Translation of outvote in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌaʊtˈvoʊt//aʊtˈvəʊt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    to be outvoted perder la votación
    • the government was outvoted el gobierno perdió la votación
    • you're outvoted, so we're watching the game has perdido: vamos a ver el partido, que es lo que quiere la mayoría
    • Most of the power stays with the member states, although their representatives can find themselves outvoted on a wider range of issues.
    • You only have to outvote, outspend or outshout them.
    • If you don't do something now, you're going to be outnumbered and outvoted in your own country.
    • For the Democrats, being outvoted means they are living in a police state.
    • If the present rules were retained, the entry of many relatively smaller and economically weak countries would either paralyse the EU completely, or the smaller countries could outvote the larger ones.
    • The race would be tight every month, I should imagine, with Republicans and Democrats trying to outvote each other.
    • At party congresses, the revisionists, who argued for a reconciliation with the existing social order, were regularly outvoted.
    • Students often feel that their voice really doesn't matter and that they'll be outvoted in matters of municipal politics anyway.
    • Germany argued that despite its 80 million population it could be easily outvoted by the 54 votes of Poland and Spain, whose combined population is also 80 million.
    • Therefore, the large countries must be given greater influence and be able to outvote a minority of countries by majority decisions.
    • He demurs, is outflanked and outvoted and finally gives grudging agreement to the match.
    • He didn't believe the argument but got outvoted, he said.
    • She, apparently, also has noticed that I am hopelessly outnumbered and outvoted.
    • Ministers on the council must answer to their national constituencies, but they can easily claim to have been outvoted in Brussels.
    • It seems unlikely that simply being outvoted would deflect them from their path.
    • So district councillors, through the casting vote of the chairman, could outvote all other members.
    • I may be outvoted on that, but at least I will have had the chance to stand up for people who do not get a voice in the workplace.
    • The committee Democrats were simply outvoted on the rules change.
    • The meeting turned to farce as Conservatives staged a walkout, having been outvoted on their amendments to the budget.
    • The use of qualified majority voting in the Council was an obvious constraint: any individual government might be outvoted.