vote of no confidence


vote of no confidence
,vote of ,no `confidence noun count
a voting process in which people show they do not support a person or group in power
a. a statement or action that shows you do not support a particular person or group

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • vote of no confidence — noun The legal method of forcing the resignation of a leader, government or governing body • • • Main Entry: ↑vote * * * vote of no confidence (or vote of censure) a vote showing that a majority does not support the policy of a leader or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vote of no confidence — UK US noun [C, usually singular] (plural votes of no confidence) ► POLITICS, MEETINGS an official vote that shows that the members of a parliament or an organization do not support a leader or a suggestion: »The union took a vote of no confidence …   Financial and business terms

  • vote of no confidence — plural votes of no confidence n 1.) a formal process in which people vote in order to show that they do not support someone or something, especially the government vote of no confidence in ▪ On April 22 the National Assembly passed a vote of no… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vote of (no) confidence — a vote showing that a majority continues to support (or no longer supports) the policy of a leader or governing body. → vote …   English new terms dictionary

  • vote of no confidence — ► vote of (no) confidence a vote showing that a majority continues to support (or no longer supports) the policy of a leader or governing body. Main Entry: ↑vote …   English terms dictionary

  • vote of no confidence — votes of no confidence N COUNT: usu sing A vote of no confidence is a vote in which members of a group are asked to indicate that they do not support the person or group in power, usually the government. The opposition has called for a vote of no …   English dictionary

  • vote of no confidence — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms vote of no confidence : singular vote of no confidence plural votes of no confidence 1) a voting process in which people show that they do not support a person or group in power 2) a statement or action that… …   English dictionary

  • vote of non-confidence — nepasitikėjimo balsavimas statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis Parlamentinės kontrolės procedūra, kuria siekiama pareikšti nepasitikėjimą vyriausybe; dažniausiai inicijuojama opozicijos, parlamentui pareiškus nepasitikėjimą. Tradiciškai… …   Politikos mokslų enciklopedinis žodynas

  • vote of no confidence — noun A parliamentary motion representing the lack of confidence of a parliament in the standing government. A passed motion of no confidence usually results in the governments fall. Ant: vote of confidence …   Wiktionary

  • vote of no confidence — noun (C) 1 a formal process in which people vote in order to show that they do not support someone or something, especially the government 2 something that you do or say that shows that you do not support someone …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English