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Synonyms for referendum
ˌrɛf əˈrɛn dəmref·er·en·dum

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  1. referendumnoun

    a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate

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  1. List of paraphrases for "referendum":

    referenda, poll, plebiscite, référendum, referendums

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  1. The British spokesman:

    The prime minister underlined that the islanders had expressed their view in a referendum and that should be respected, he went on to add that the waters around the Falklands were territorial waters and it was unacceptable of Argentina to threaten investors seeking to operate there.

  2. Marcus Ruiz Evans:

    But we need time to have a serious dialogue with the people of California about why they should support the independence referendum by voting yes. The voters need to make an informed decision when they go to the polls to determine California’s political future.

  3. Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    On the one hand, we want to reach an agreement with which the British government can successfully campaign, in the forthcoming referendum, to remain in the European Union, on the other hand, we don't want to, and we won't, call into question the core principles of European integration. These include in particular the principle of free movement and the principle of non-discrimination between European citizens.

  4. Mustafa Sentop:

    We see the new constitution as a historical imperative for Turkey. If it is not done now, it will be at the top of the agenda for the next elections, frankly, we are writing a new constitution, not amending this one, so this proposal needs to be voted on by the people, via a referendum.

  5. Roberto Balzaretti:

    They say nothing will be possible with you (the Swiss) before the British referendum, britain, we are told, will not be pleased to see the Swiss-EU issue interfering with their campaign.

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