Plebiscite - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈplebɪsɪt|  American pronunciation of the word plebiscite
Brit.  |ˈplɛbɪsʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word plebiscite

noun

- a vote by the electorate determining public opinion on a question of national importance

Examples

They are going to hold a plebiscite on the question of national independence.

The issue will be decided by plebiscite.

Word forms

noun
singular: plebiscite
plural: plebiscites
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