Examples of plebiscite in a Sentence
They are going to hold a plebiscite on the question of national independence.
The issue will be decided by plebiscite.
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The Senate, where Mr Turnbull’s government lacks a majority, rejected a bill to hold a plebiscite.
Although the regime does not renew opponents’ passports, the plebiscite will accept expired passports as identification.
Pennsylvania elects its judges in a process that resembles a cheap lottery more than a thoughtful plebiscite.
The United States, the United Kingdom and the UN Security Council also spoke out against the plebiscite.
The survey was the second choice of Turnbull’s conservative government that had promised a rare, compulsory vote known as a plebiscite.
The government had intended to hold a compulsory national vote, or plebiscite, in February this year.
After all, the ultimate power resides in Congress not on the island, but nothing has come out of it except for several plebiscites, the latest of which was inconclusive because most people did not participate.
Turkey, which is battling a more than three-decades-old Kurdish insurgency, strongly opposed the plebiscite, in which Iraqi Kurds voted overwhelmingly for independence.
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Origin and Etymology of plebiscite
First Known Use: 1860See Words from the same year
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