vox populi


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vox pop·u·li

 (pŏp′yə-lī′, -lē)
n.
Popular opinion or sentiment.

[Latin vōx populī : vōx, voice + populī, genitive of populus, people.]

vox populi

(ˈpɒpjʊˌlaɪ)
n
the voice of the people; popular or public opinion
[Latin]

vox po•pu•li

(ˈvɒks ˈpɒp yəˌlaɪ)
n.
the voice of the people; popular opinion.
[1550–60; < Latin]

vox populi

A Latin phrase meaning voice of the people, used to mean public opinion.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vox populi - a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people; "he asked for a poll of public opinion"
belief - any cognitive content held as true
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According to a survey by Vox Populi Polling, 84% of Democratic voters and 75% of Republican voters in New Hampshire support an update to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the 29-year-old law setting standards for government access to email and online communications.
We have already paid," the vox populi said, and the government joined in, intent on checking any revolutionary urge.
The web address authority, called the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Number (ICANN), has asked North American trade officials to investigate Vox Populi, the company that sells the names.
Even without giving us the Communist side of the story, Krapfl has contributed enormously to our understanding of what the vox populi was saying during the Czechoslovak revolution of 1989 and how and why it lost its unified, optimistic tone.
Cet arret sur image etant un resume du constat de la vox populi et des inconditionnels des Verts, [beaucoup moins que] en Guinee, il n'y aura pas le Malawi et l'Ethiopie.
One answer lay in the installation of Vox Populi (lOkyo), 2001, the Japanese edition of a project in which Tan hangs, salon style, amateur photos taken by residents of specific locales.
These ingredients of democratic practice are given a theological frame with the idea, quoted by Machiavelli and inherent in the Rabbinic understanding of revelation cited above, that vox populi vox Dei, the voice of the people is the voice of God.
Vox populi is a Latin phrase that means "voice of the people.
Au formalisme de facade, la vox populi oppose l'infomel dans ses multiples dimensions.
This is explored through the civil war between the Founders and the Vox Populi, the two political parties of Columbia who are at each other's throats.
Online voting has opened for the third annual Secretariat Vox Populi Award.
In the Macedonian context, the author advocates the need to move to a new model, "following of the line and example of most democratic European countries that operate according to the demand of the demos, of vox populi (voice of the people)".