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the path followed by a satellite, moon, or planet as it circles another planet or the sun
The International Space Station is a giant laboratory that is in orbit around Earth.
in direct competition with someone or something for the same prize or goal
After playing two close games during the season, the rival soccer teams met again in the championship game.
taking part in activities meant to help reach a goal, such as winning an election
Candidates often meet a lot of voters while campaigning for office.
places where people go to vote (also known as polling places)
On Election Day, Americans head to the polls to cast their vote for president.
surveys of people’s opinions or beliefs
The students took polls of their classmates to find out their favorite summer pastimes.
accepted formally and put into effect
A bill in Congress is officially adopted as a national law when it is signed by the president.
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