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synonyms for referendum

  • election
  • poll
  • vote
  • mandate
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How to use referendum in a sentence

One immediate effect is that Shoprite’s call is being discussed as a referendum on the state of Nigeria’s economy which has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and accompanying lockdown measures.
AFRICA’S LARGEST RETAILER IS LOOKING TO QUIT NIGERIA BUT ITS EXIT STRATEGY IS STILL UNCLEARYOMI KAZEEMAUGUST 6, 2020QUARTZ
Local ballot measures include a referendum on North River Farms, a mixed-use development on agricultural land, as well as an initiative that could limit Council members and the mayor to three four-year teams.
NORTH COUNTY REPORT: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE NOVEMBER BALLOT SO FARKAYLA JIMENEZAUGUST 5, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Or, who knows, maybe we’re going to get so stuck we have to go to a general election or a referendum and that might mean a different outcome.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
He explains why he called for the referendum that effectively ended his political career.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
I mean, if I’d put off the referendum, all I would have done was put it off.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
There are many also on the Remain side, on my side of the argument, who lost, who accept that a referendum was inevitable, or accept that a referendum was mandated by Parliament.
THE PRIME MINISTER WHO CRIED BREXIT (EP. 392)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 10, 2019FREAKONOMICS
A majority of the voters voted in the affirmative at the referendum election held in January 1956.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
The referendum is the submission of every issue to the people.
ETHICS IN SERVICEWILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
I've got news too—the referendum was eight to one for strike—and the national's wired that John Dawson's on the way!
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
One reason for this result was that the verdict was given in a general election, not in a referendum.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
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WORDS RELATED TO REFERENDUM

  • election
  • franchise
  • plebiscite
  • poll
  • polling
  • referendum
  • slate
  • tally
  • ticket
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.