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referendum
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
referendum /,refə'rendəm/
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Concise Dictionary
referenda|referendums‚refə'rendəm
noun
+a legislative act is referred for final approval to a popular vote by the electorate
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
(plural referendums or referenda) [C, U] ~ (on sth) an occasion when all the people of a country can vote on an important issue: Ireland decided to hold a referendum on divorce. + The changes were approved by referendum.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

planned, proposed | popular | national, nationwide | constitutional, independence

VERB + REFERENDUM

conduct, hold
The referendum will be held on July 14th.
| put sth to
The proposals were put to a referendum.
| call
The president called a referendum that he hoped would confirm him in power.
| call for, demand, propose
The group called for a referendum on the death penalty.
| oppose | boycott
The unions urged people to boycott the referendum.
| declare, organize | be adopted by, be approved by, be confirmed by, be endorsed by
a new constitution adopted by referendum

REFERENDUM + VERB

show sth
A popular referendum showed that the majority of people want reform.

REFERENDUM + NOUN

proposal
The Democrats rejected the referendum proposal.
| campaign | result

PREP.

in a/the ~
The issue will be decided in a national referendum.
| ~ on
a referendum on a new constitution

PHRASES

declare a referendum fair/illegal
UN monitors declared the referendum fair.
| the result/results of a referendum



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