Associations to the word «Referendum»


REFERENDUM, noun. (politics) A direct popular vote on a proposed law or constitutional amendment. The adposition on is usually used before the related subject of the vote.
REFERENDUM, noun. (diplomacy) A note from a diplomat to his government requesting instructions

Dictionary definition

REFERENDUM, noun. A legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate.

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King