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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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.
Abbas Akhoundi won the vote of confidence with 159 votes in favor, 107 votes against and 18 abstentions, and was chosen the minister of roads and urban development.
Thorntree councillor and planning committee member Peter Purvis said: "It is a vote of confidence in Thorntree and Middlesbrough and will be welcomed by the community in Thorntree.
That vote of confidence came in a city that 20 years ago was considered as much a Labour heartland as Glasgow.
BEIRUT: March 14 officials scrambled Friday to perform damage control one day after Metn MP Sami Gemayel of the Kataeb Party called for a vote of confidence in the Cabinet against his coalition's will.
Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh won a comfortable vote of confidence for his government from parliament on Thursday, following a four-day debate on his policies, AFP reported.