EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin referendum(that which ought to be announced), from refero(I announce).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɹɛfəˈɹɛndəm/

NounEdit

 
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referendum ‎(plural referenda or referendums)

  1. (politics) A direct popular vote on a proposed law or constitutional amendment. The adposition on is usually used before the related subject of the vote.
    • In some cases, a referendum on the proposed bond issue must be held.
      - Informational Bulletin by Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau, 1975
  2. (diplomacy) A note from a diplomat to their government requesting instructions

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Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin referendum.

NounEdit

referendum

  1. referendum (in sense: a direct popular vote on a proposed law or constitutional amendment).

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

CzechEdit

NounEdit

referendum n

  1. referendum (direct popular vote)

External linksEdit

  • referendum in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • referendum in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin, the neuter gerundive of referre(to refer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rɛfərɛndɔm/, [ʁɛfəˈʁand̥ɔm]

NounEdit

referendum n (singular definite referendummet, plural indefinite referendummer or referenda)

  1. referendum (direct popular vote on a proposed law)

InflectionEdit

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DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

referendum n ‎(plural referenda or referendums, diminutive referendumpje n)

  1. referendum

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

referendum m ‎(invariable)

  1. referendum

Derived termsEdit


LadinEdit

NounEdit

referendum m ‎(plural referendums)

  1. referendum

LatinEdit

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin

NounEdit

referendum n

  1. referendum

DeclensionEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin referendum, French référendum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

referendum n ‎(plural referendumuri)

  1. referendum

DeclensionEdit

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /referěndum/
  • Hyphenation: re‧fe‧ren‧dum

NounEdit

referèndum m ‎(Cyrillic spelling реферѐндум)

  1. referendum

DeclensionEdit