In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1plebiscito masculineto hold a plebiscite — celebrar un plebiscito
- For years referenda were discredited in the public mind by plebiscites organized by totalitarian governments which inevitably produced a gratifying majority.
- In one case, Luxembourg, the inhabitants took advantage of a Nazi-organized plebiscite in 1941 to vote 97% against the occupation.
- Councillors may turn the question over to the general public and use it as a plebiscite question during the next municipal election in the fall.
- This involves not one but three votes in two plebiscites and one federal referendum - and heaven knows how many state votes.
- James deplored the fact that this year ended as the last had begun - with an unsuccessful vote on the question of holding a plebiscite on the road.
- He called all Imams and preachers to direct and urge people to participate in the plebiscite on the permanent constitution and participate in the coming elections.
- The leading business association even advocated a ‘no’ vote in the 1999 plebiscite on the new constitution.
- There could be no question of a plebiscite on a constitution, after what had happened in Piedmont, and Napoleon was not one to waste time with constituent assemblies.
- And if people thought the referendum could be used against him as a plebiscite on his government's record, they would be disappointed.
- A 1990 plebiscite in Slovenia voted overwhelmingly for independence from Yugoslavia, as did one in 1991 in Croatia.
- A national plebiscite on the constitution will be held before October 15.
- I don't know how many people notice this, but as we pile vote upon vote and plebiscite upon plebiscite we are wading very deep into the world of election politics.
- Under provincial legislation, a petition with enough signatures can force city council to put the question on a plebiscite.
- Although he once again urged people in Taiwan that, ‘We must keep walking the right path and must not stop,’ he did not bring up the question of a plebiscite.
- This is why Labor will hold a series of plebiscites: direct voting to involve the Australian people at every stage of the process.
- Following the Yalta agreement of 1945, Mongolians voted overwhelmingly for independence in a plebiscite, which the Republic of China recognized.
- Under the constitution, French presidents have a choice between two ratification methods: a national plebiscite, or a vote by both houses of parliament.
- If the public cannot have a clear understanding of what they are going to vote for, the plebiscite cannot have any meaning.
- I turn now to the constitution and conduct of the plebiscite. The constitution provides for preselection plebiscites.
- The vote can be defined as a plebiscite against the existing regime, which has discredited itself and is hated by broad sections of the population.
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