[ voks -pop-yuh-lahy ]
/ ˈvɒks ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ /
the voice of the people; popular opinion. Abbreviation: vox pop.
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Origin of vox populi
From Latin vōx populī
Words nearby vox populi
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British Dictionary definitions for vox populi
/ (ˈpɒpjʊˌlaɪ) /
the voice of the people; popular or public opinion
Word Origin for vox populi
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012