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vote of no confidence

noun
     
Related topics: Voting
vote of no confidence plural votes of no confidence [countable]
1PPV a formal process in which people vote in order to show that they do not support someone or something, especially the government
vote of no confidence in
On April 22 the National Assembly passed a vote of no confidence in the government.
2 something that you do or say that shows that you do not support someone

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