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vote of censure

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Parliaments, Voting
vote of censureˌvote of ˈcensure noun (plural votes of censure) [countable]  PGPPPVa process in which members of parliament vote in order to officially criticize the government for something
Examples from the Corpus
vote of censureThe Labour Party had put down a vote of censure and there was much rumbling on the Tory backbenches.The reprimand stops just short of a vote of censure, which would have forced Gingrich to resign as speaker.Its only real weapon over the government is that it can propose a vote of censure.When Parliament returned, the Opposition would take the matter up and proceed to a vote of censure.
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