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
Aliyev's critics denounced the 2016 plebiscite as effectively cementing a dynastic rule.
Colombia’s Peace Accords took years to negotiate and had to be amended after voters opposed to the deal won with a narrow margin in an October 2016 plebiscite.
Vote counts show that a plebiscite on the question passed overwhelmingly on Sunday, winning about 95 percent of the vote, though abstention was high.
Puerto Ricans most recently voted for statehood in nonbinding plebiscites in 2017, though the election had relatively low turnout.
The Dutch Senate in coming months is expected to vote to end this short-lived experiment, after two plebiscites which contradicted government decisions.
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.
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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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