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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed upon or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative.

Usage examples (37)
  • Observers have warned that time to organize the two referenda is growing short.
  • But Mr. Lehane said the firm intended to offer its services to organizers involved in referenda across the country.
  • One month ago, Pawlenty had called referenda his "strong preference."
  • + Recall referenda on MPs, and other representatives if 40% of electors request it. for more
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