vote of confidence

noun phrase

Definition of vote of confidence

1 : a formal process in which people (such as the members of a legislature) vote in order to indicate whether or not they support a leader, government, etc.
2 : a statement or action that shows continuing support and approval for someone Many people say the coach should be fired, but he was given a vote of confidence by the team president this week.

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“Vote of confidence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vote%20of%20confidence. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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