A person who conducts or analyses opinion polls.

It's how Lexico defines the word 'pollster'. However, this page suggests the term may be applied to polling organizations as well. May it?

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It is often a good idea to consult more than one dictionary.


a person or organization that prepares a poll

Pollster (Macmillan Dictionary)

A word used for a person who does a job can often be used for a company or organisation (British spelling) that does it - e.g. grocer, tailor, butcher, baker, carmaker, shipbuilder, builder.

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