vote of no confidence
Definition of vote of no confidence
: a formal vote by which people (such as the members of a legislature) indicate that they do not support a leader, government, etc. He was forced to resign after a vote of no confidence by the board of directors.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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)
: to express one's views in response to a poll
: to exercise a political franchise
: to express an opinion
: 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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