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
The country will then vote on its proposals in a plebiscite.
Austria’s coalition agreement opens the door to more plebiscites; so, more tentatively, does the preliminary blueprint for a new CDU/SPD coalition in Germany.
The peace is undergirded by a promise to cede the six counties of Northern Ireland peacefully, once plebiscites in Northern Ireland and in the Republic show majority support for unification.
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.
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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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