vote of confidence
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.
Word by Word Definitions
: to express one's views in response to a poll
: to exercise a political franchise
: to express an opinion
: a usually formal expression of opinion or will in response to a proposed decision
: one given as an indication of approval or disapproval of a proposal, motion, or candidate for office
: the total number of such expressions of opinion made known at a single time (as at an election)
: a feeling or consciousness of one's powers or of reliance on one's circumstances
: faith or belief that one will act in a right, proper, or effective way
: the quality or state of being certain : certitude
: of, relating to, or adept at swindling by false promises
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