Origin of plebiscite
Words nearby plebiscite
How to use plebiscite in a sentence
In 2017, Cuban human rights activist Rosa María Payá saw an error message for her website “Cuba Decide,” an initiative calling for a national plebiscite on free elections.‘Give Us a Break!’ Cuban Activists Say U.S. Sanctions Are Blocking Them from Online Services|Vera Bergengruen|November 19, 2021|Time
"This plebiscite that was conducted by the New Progressive Party was a political trick to entice people to come out to the polls," Velázquez said.AOC and fellow progressives counter push for Puerto Rico statehood, propose self-determination|Alexi McCammond|March 5, 2021|Axios
The government in Kiev has denounced the plebiscite as a “criminal farce.”
And yet her call for a plebiscite smacks as much of political despair than a statesman's conviction.
Salmond, therefore, was careful not to promise an immediate plebiscite.
Its protest was, therefore, against that convention which destroys the plebiscite of Southern Italy.Rule of the Monk|Giuseppe Garibaldi
On December 21, the result of the so-called popular plebiscite was announced.
Within three days a senatus consultum was ready recommending the desired change to another plebiscite.
The régime under which this plebiscite will be taken and given effect to is laid down in the annex hereto.
My friend was scornful, and I bribed him to mention the plebiscite to no one, but secretly I was elated and amazed.The Little White Bird|J. M. Barrie
British Dictionary definitions for plebiscite
Derived forms of plebisciteplebiscitary (pləˈbɪsɪtərɪ), adjective
Word Origin for plebiscite
Cultural definitions for plebiscite
A vote of an entire nation or other large political unit on an issue of great importance. A plebiscite is not an election, for there are no candidates. Rather, people vote yes or no on a proposition.