GRE Word List

PLEBISCITE

a vote by which the people of an entire country or district express an opinion for or against a proposal especially on a choice of government or ruler

The meaning of the word plebiscite is a vote by which the people of an entire country or district express an opinion for or against a proposal especially on a choice of government or ruler.

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