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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A vote by a population to express an opinion for or against a proposal, especially on a choice of government or ruler.

Usage examples (39)
  • The plebiscite to determine the status of the annexed area will be on Tuesday.
  • Thirty-seven million people trying to govern by plebiscite is ridiculous.
  • Anytime a plebiscite is held and the Haitians vote for independence, we go home.
  • It is a well-known fact that, in Uruguay, the regime called a plebiscite and was defeated. for more
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