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vox populi

[ voks-pop-yuh-lahy ]
/ ˈvɒks ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ /
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noun
the voice of the people; popular opinion. Abbreviation: vox pop.
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Origin of vox populi

First recorded in 1540–50; from Latin vōx populī, equivalent to vōx “voice” + populī, genitive singular of populus people; see also voice
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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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