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English definition of “vote of confidence”

vote of confidence

noun [C]    /voʊt əv ˈkɑn·fɪ·dəns/
a vote to show support , esp . for a government or political leader : fig. Richardson said that foreign investment amounts to a vote of confidence in the basic soundness of the U.S. economy .
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