write in
transitive verb Date: 14th century 1. to insert in a document or text 2. a. to insert (a name not listed on a ballot or voting machine) in an appropriate space b. to cast (a vote) in this manner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • write-in vote — ➡ write in candidate * * * …   Universalium

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  • write-in candidate — n (AmE) a candidate in an election for public office whose name is not printed on the official list of candidates, usually because he or she has not been selected by a political party. People voting for such a candidate must therefore write his… …   Universalium

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  • in the red — {adv.} or {adj. phr.}, {informal} In an unprofitable way; so as to lose money. * /A large number of American radio stations operate in the red./ * /A rich man who has a farm or ranch often runs it in the red, but makes his money with his factory… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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