vox populi

[ voks -pop-yuh-lahy ]
/ ˈvɒks ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ /

noun

the voice of the people; popular opinion. Abbreviation: vox pop.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of vox populi

From Latin vōx populī
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British Dictionary definitions for vox populi

vox populi
/ (ˈpɒpjʊˌlaɪ) /

noun

the voice of the people; popular or public opinion

Word Origin for vox populi

Latin
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