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vote of confidence

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
formal an occasion when the members of a parliament or other organization are asked to say that they support the people in authority and agree with their actions: The government held a vote of confidence and lost/won it. a sign that you are pleased with the quality of something or what someone has done or produced: I think the fact that so many of you are here tonight is a vote of confidence in the quality of our local performers.
Translations of “vote of confidence”
in Chinese (Traditional) 信任票,信任投票, 滿意, 信任…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信任投票, 满意, 信任…
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