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plebiscite

Pronunciation: /ˈplebəsaɪt; -sət; ˈplebɪsɪt; -saɪt/

Translation of plebiscite in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • plebiscito (masculine) to hold a plebiscite celebrar un plebiscito
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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