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REFERENDUM

the principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed on or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative

The meaning of the word referendum is the principle or practice of submitting to popular vote a measure passed on or proposed by a legislative body or by popular initiative.

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