[Answer] What does the word plebiscite mean?

Answer: Vote of the people
What does the word plebiscite mean?

Referendum’ is the gerundive form of the Latin verb refero literally “to carry back” (from the verb fero “to bear bring carry” plus the inseparable prefix re- here meaning “back” ). As a gerundive is an adjective not a noun it cannot be used alone in Latin and must be contained within a context attached to a noun such as Propositum quod referendum est populo “A proposal which must be carried back to the people”. The addition of the verb sum (3rd person singular est) to a gerundive denotes the idea of necessity or …

Compounds in which Volk-translates to “populace” or “nation” include Volksentscheid ( plebiscite literally “decision of/by the people”) Völkerbund (League of Nations). The somewhat obsolete meaning of the common people hoi polloi working class is visible in the brand name Volkswagen “people’s car” historically a name chosen by the German …

The word plebiscite is not used in Australia. Eregli bob ( talk ) 08:52 2 July 2012 (UTC) I agree with Eregli bob above as the writer of this article the plebiscite terminology is confusing in the article head because almost no one used that term at the time and in parliamentary debates and in the government proposal it’s almost always …

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