no-confidence vote

no-con·​fi·​dence vote

Definition of no-confidence vote

: vote of no confidence Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu survived a no–confidence vote in the Knesset, but the first steps have already been taken toward calling new national elections early next year.The Nation, 16 Nov. 1998

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First Known Use of no-confidence vote

1841, in the meaning defined above

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“No-confidence vote.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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