vote of confidence

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Noun1.vote of confidence - an expression of approval and encouragementvote of confidence - an expression of approval and encouragement; "they gave the chairman a vote of confidence"
encouragement - the expression of approval and support
Translations
تَصْويت بالثّقَه
hlasování o důvěře
tillidsvotum
bizalom megszavazása
traustsyfirlÿsing
hlasovanie o dôvere
güven oyu

vote of confidence

n (Pol) → voto di fiducia

vote

(vəut) noun
(the right to show) one's wish or opinion, eg in a ballot or by raising a hand etc, especially at an election or in a debate. In Britain, the vote was given to women over twenty-one in 1928; Nowadays everyone over eighteen has a vote; A vote was taken to decide the matter.
verb
1. to cast or record one's vote. She voted for the Conservative candidate; I always vote Labour; I shall vote against the restoration of capital punishment.
2. to allow, by a vote, the provision of (something) eg to someone, for a purpose etc. They were voted $5,000 to help them in their research.
ˈvoter noun
a person who votes or has the right to vote.
vote of confidence
a vote taken to establish whether the government or other authority still has the majority's support for its policies.
vote of thanks
an invitation, usually in the form of a short speech, to an audience etc to show gratitude to a speaker etc by applauding etc. Mrs Smith proposed a vote of thanks to the organizers of the concert.
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"And secondly to challenge him in a motion of confidence at some point."
"And, secondly, to challenge him in a motion of confidence at some point."
Under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act (FTPA), the Commons has 14 days in which to pass a motion of confidence in either Mr Johnson's administration or a new alternative government.
Speaking in the proceeding in the Karnataka Assembly over the motion of confidence moved by chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, Siddaramaiah said, "This wholesale trade is a problem.
In the event that a sitting administration loses a no-confidence motion, there is a 14-day period for parties at Westminster to form a viable government and win a motion of confidence. Failure to do so would lead to a general election being triggered.
A Cabinet mutiny and the prospect of the backbench 1922 Committee allowing another motion of confidence in her leadership eventually forced the Prime Minister's hand.
"I'm sure they are - 174 of them voted against him in a motion of confidence. They don't think in their heart of hearts that he is fit to be Prime Minister either.
The motion of confidence presented by UNP MP Sajith Premadasa in Parliament in support of United National Party (UNP) Leader Wickremesinghe (who was deposed as PM on 26 October) was passed in parliament with 117 MPs voting for it.
After all the newly elected MLAs are administered oath of membership by the pro tem speaker the House was expected to take up the motion of confidence of Yediyurappa.
"We have to count or motion of confidence," Borisov has added, in a reference to trust in the governing coalition, when asked by reporters after casting a ballot in the Sofia suburb of Bankya.
On August 22, the internationally recognized Libyan parliament voted against a motion of confidence in the Government of National Accord (GNA) which was unable to extend its authority beyond the walls of a tiny naval base in the capital Tripoli.
-Iraqi sources: motion of confidence against Malki submitted to the president ..Military coup feared.