vote of censure


vote of censure
.vote of 'censure
plural votes of censure
n
a process in which members of parliament vote in order to officially criticize the government for something

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Vote de censure — En régime parlementaire, il s agit d un vote de désaveu de l exécutif par le législatif. L anglicisme vote de non confiance est souvent utilisé[réf. nécessaire]. Source Assemblée nationale du Québec Le Parlement de A à Z Voir aussi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • vote of censure — UK US noun [countable] [singular vote of censure plural votes of censure] a voting process in which members of a parliament show that they consider the government is responsible for something bad that has happened Thesaurus: votes and the process …   Useful english dictionary

  • vote of censure — noun count a voting process in which members of a legislature show that they consider one of their members is responsible for something bad …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vote of censure — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms vote of censure : singular vote of censure plural votes of censure a voting process in which members of a parliament show that they consider the government is responsible for something bad that has happened …   English dictionary

  • vote of censure — noun (C) a process in which members of parliament vote in order to blame the government for something …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • CENSURE — En 1828, à une époque où l’on se plaignait amèrement des méfaits de la censure, Benjamin Constant en a fourni une excellente définition: «La censure, violation insolente de nos droits, assujettissement de la partie éclairée de la nation à sa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vote de non confiance — Vote de censure En régime parlementaire, il s agit d un vote de désaveu de l exécutif par le législatif. L anglicisme vote de non confiance est souvent utilisé[réf. nécessaire]. Source Assemblée nationale du Québec Le Parlement de A à Z Voir …   Wikipédia en Français

  • vote of no confidence — noun The legal method of forcing the resignation of a leader, government or governing body • • • Main Entry: ↑vote * * * vote of no confidence (or vote of censure) a vote showing that a majority does not support the policy of a leader or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vote of confidence — ▪ government       procedure used by members of a legislative body (generally the lower house in a bicameral system) to remove a government (the prime minister and his cabinet) from office. To be successful, the procedure, which does not apply to …   Universalium

  • vote — I n. collective opinion as determined by voting 1) to take a vote on (a motion) 2) to put a motion to a vote; to bring a motion to a vote 3) to influence, swing a vote (recent events swung the vote in our favor; the press can influence the vote)… …   Combinatory dictionary