plebiscite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French plébiscite, from Latin plebs, plebis (the common people).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplɛbɨsaɪt/
  • (also UK) IPA(key): /ˈplɛbɨsɪt/

Noun[edit]

plebiscite (plural plebiscites)

  1. A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty

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