referendum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin referendum(that which ought to be announced), from refero(I announce).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɹɛfəˈɹɛndəm/

Noun[edit]

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referendum ‎(plural referenda or referendums)

  1. (politics) A direct popular vote on a proposed law or constitutional amendment. The adposition on is usually used before the related subject of the vote.
    • In some cases, a referendum on the proposed bond issue must be held.
      - Informational Bulletin by Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, 1975
  2. (diplomacy) A note from a diplomat to their government requesting instructions

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin referendum.

Noun[edit]

referendum

  1. referendum (in sense: a direct popular vote on a proposed law or constitutional amendment).

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

referendum n

  1. referendum (direct popular vote)

External links[edit]

  • referendum in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • referendum in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, the neuter gerundive of referre(to refer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /rɛfərɛndɔm/, [ʁɛfəˈʁand̥ɔm]

Noun[edit]

referendum n (singular definite referendummet, plural indefinite referendummer or referenda)

  1. referendum (direct popular vote on a proposed law)

Inflection[edit]

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

referendum n ‎(plural referenda or referendums, diminutive referendumpje n)

  1. referendum

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

referendum m ‎(invariable)

  1. referendum

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Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

referendum m ‎(plural referendums)

  1. referendum

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

referendum

  1. nominative neuter singular of referendus
  2. accusative masculine singular of referendus
  3. accusative neuter singular of referendus
  4. vocative neuter singular of referendus

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Noun[edit]

referendum n

  1. referendum

Declension[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin referendum, French référendum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

referendum n ‎(plural referendumuri)

  1. referendum

Declension[edit]

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /referěndum/
  • Hyphenation: re‧fe‧ren‧dum

Noun[edit]

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  1. referendum

Declension[edit]