planned, proposed | popular | national, nationwide | constitutional, independence
VERB + REFERENDUM
The referendum will be held on July 14th.
| put sth to
The proposals were put to a referendum.
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
A popular referendum showed that the majority of people want reform.
REFERENDUM + NOUN
The Democrats rejected the referendum proposal.
| campaign | result
in a/the ~
The issue will be decided in a national referendum.
| ~ on
a referendum on a new constitution
declare a referendum fair/illegal
UN monitors declared the referendum fair.
| the result/results of a referendum
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