Synonyms of plebiscite
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ballotA ballot is a secret vote in which people select a candidate in an election, or express their opinion about something.
• The result of the ballot will not be known for two weeks.
pollThe polls means an election for a country's government, or the place where people go to vote in an election.
• In 1945, Churchill was defeated at the polls.
referendumIf a country holds a referendum on a particular policy, they ask the people to vote on the policy and show whether or not they agree with it.
• a referendum on independence
Thesaurus for plebiscite from the Collins English Thesaurus
a direct vote by the electorate of a state, region, etc, on some question of usually national importance, such as union with another state or acceptance of a government programme