Definition of "referendum" [‖Ref•er•en•dum]

  • (noun) The submission of a proposed public measure or actual statute to a direct popular vote.
  • (noun) Such a vote.
  • (noun) A note from a diplomat to the diplomat's government requesting instructions.

Use "referendum" in a sentence

  • "He says the referendum is a chance to return Niger to normal constitutional life."
  • "Professor Alou says this referendum is about more than the next president."
  • "Mr. Li said the referendum is their internal affair and we are not getting into it."

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