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"vote of confidence" in British English

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vote of confidencenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌvəʊt əv ˈkɒn.fɪ.dəns/  us   /ˌvoʊt əv ˈkɑːn.fɪ.dəns/
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vote of confidencenoun [C]

 us   /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.
(Definition of vote of confidence from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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vote of confidencenoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   (plural votes of confidence)
POLITICS, MEETINGS an official vote that shows that the members of a parliament or organization support a leader or suggestion: Italy's new prime minister is expected to win his first vote of confidence from parliament next week. He has so far survived two votes of confidence from an increasingly frustrated board.
a sign that you like or trust someone or something: Mexico could receive as much as $13 billion in foreign direct investment this year, which is a remarkable vote of confidence.
(Definition of vote of confidence from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vote of confidence”
in Chinese (Simplified) 信任投票, 满意, 信任…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信任票,信任投票, 滿意, 信任…
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