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.
Recent Examples of plebiscite from the Web
July 23, 1967 - Commonwealth status is upheld via a status plebiscite.
The Institute for Government think tank sees a mechanism for Parliament to engineer another plebiscite later this year.
Proponents of direct democracy say plebiscites are the only way to get people interested and give them a say over historic changes in society.
At Madrid’s main annual contemporary art fair last month its third co-founder, Tatxo Benet, purchased a contentious set of photographs which labelled the plebiscite’s jailed Catalan organisers as political prisoners.
Listening to Brossard in the room was Cuban opposition activist Rosa María Payá, who heads the Latin American Network of Youths for Democracy and is campaigning for a binding plebiscite on the island's political system.
The government cites the international embarrassment caused by the Ukraine plebiscite to defend the decision to scrap the law.
In 1936, German Chancellor Adolf Hitler claimed overwhelming victory in a plebiscite on his policies.
The unusual designation, announced in a statement by the ruling CNDD-FDD, comes before a May plebiscite on major changes to the constitution, including extending presidential terms to seven years from five.
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PLEBISCITE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plebiscite for English Language Learners
: a vote by which the people of a country or region express their opinion for or against an important proposal
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