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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Making their position known during a courtesy call on the lawmaker in Osogbo, Osun State capital, the women, led by Mrs Funke Ajayi said the commitment to the welfare and human capital development of the constituency on the lawmaker's part informed their passing of a vote of confidence.
The HPR will hold a plenary session next Monday as part of a special session devoted to the vote of confidence for new members of the government.
The second amendment was in the Section 84, Sub-Section 2, which says that in case of a Nazim or Naib Nazim, District Government or Tehsil or Town Nazim or Naib Nazim fails to approve first budget of a District Council or the Tehsil or Town Council, as the case may be, not less than twenty percent of the members of the concerned council shall place requisition before the council asking the concerned Nazim or Naib Nazim to seek fresh vote of confidence from the council concerned, and if, he fails to get the vote of confidence, then the Nazim or Naib Nazim shall cease to hold office.
The post Turkey's new prime minister wins vote of confidence in parliament appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Speaking to media opposition leader Haii Mazullah Khan said that the Nazim has failed to satisfy the opposition benches in the council and Nazim need to have taken the vote of confidence from the council once again.
But on the vote of confidence, Fani's opponents were only able to draw 12 more votes.
He added: "It is a vote of confidence in our banking system, which, now fully independent of Greek banking institutions, can move forward.
The project underlines BP s commitment to the Egyptian market and is a vote of confidence in Egypt s investment climate and economic potential, the statement said.
What a vote of confidence when that award-winning company decides Cardiff suits its thousands of staff so well, it should stay in Cardiff.
The Yemeni government requires an absolute majority of 151 votes to pass the vote of confidence, according to Akram Noman, an attorney and legal expert.
Last Tuesday, President Rouhani's fourth nominee Fakhreddin Ahmadi Danesh Ashtiani failed to secure the parliament's vote of confidence as 171 lawmakers voted against him, 70 in favor and 13 abstained.
Let's hope they keep his blinkers on as he passes those other artworks given the council's vote of confidence, the Time Zone Clock, the bronze nymph from Lady Herbert's Garden and the clock tower from Stoke Green.