Legal Definition and Related Resources of Plebiscite

Meaning of Plebiscite

The process by which the entire body of enfranchised individuals in a nation express their choice for or against a particular proposed law or enactment , which, if approved, would make some radical change to the constitution of that nation.

Plebiscite Alternative Definition

A submission to the popular vote of a law or governmental policy.

Synonyms of Plebiscite


  • ballot
  • choice
  • election
  • mandate
  • poll
  • referendum
  • vote

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Legal English Vocabulary: Plebiscite in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term plebiscite into Spanish: plebiscito (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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See Also

  • Electoral System
  • Electoral College
  • Voting

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Politics > Electoral procedure and voting > Electoral system
Politics > Political framework > Political philosophy > Democracy > Direct democracy

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