vote of confidence
vote of confidence (plural votes of confidence)
- A motion proposed in a parliament or other assembly to give members the chance to express their confidence in a government; sometimes proposed by a government to counter a vote of no confidence proposed by the opposition; defeat would lead to the resignation of the government.
- (informal, by extension) Any indication of confidence in another.
- 2006, Robert B. Parker, Hundred-Dollar Baby, Putnam, ISBN 0399153764, page 44,
- "I don't find you unduly piggish," she said.
- "Wow," I said. "Thanks for the vote of confidence."
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