Translation of plebiscite in Spanish:


plebiscito, n.

Pronunciation /ˈplɛbəˌsaɪt/ /ˈplɛbɪsʌɪt/ /ˈplɛbɪsɪt/

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    plebiscito masculine
    to hold a plebiscite celebrar un plebiscito
    • The leading business association even advocated a ‘no’ vote in the 1999 plebiscite on the new constitution.
    • This involves not one but three votes in two plebiscites and one federal referendum - and heaven knows how many state votes.
    • 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.
    • For years referenda were discredited in the public mind by plebiscites organized by totalitarian governments which inevitably produced a gratifying majority.
    • 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.
    • I turn now to the constitution and conduct of the plebiscite. The constitution provides for preselection plebiscites.
    • And if people thought the referendum could be used against him as a plebiscite on his government's record, they would be disappointed.
    • Following the Yalta agreement of 1945, Mongolians voted overwhelmingly for independence in a plebiscite, which the Republic of China recognized.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • This is why Labor will hold a series of plebiscites: direct voting to involve the Australian people at every stage of the process.
    • A national plebiscite on the constitution will be held before October 15.
    • 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.
    • Under provincial legislation, a petition with enough signatures can force city council to put the question on a plebiscite.
    • In one case, Luxembourg, the inhabitants took advantage of a Nazi-organized plebiscite in 1941 to vote 97% against the occupation.
    • If the public cannot have a clear understanding of what they are going to vote for, the plebiscite cannot have any meaning.
    • Under the constitution, French presidents have a choice between two ratification methods: a national plebiscite, or a vote by both houses of parliament.
    • 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.
    • A 1990 plebiscite in Slovenia voted overwhelmingly for independence from Yugoslavia, as did one in 1991 in Croatia.