vote of thanks


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Translations
تَصْويت بالشُّكْر
vyjádření díků
takketale
háziünnepség
vyjadrenie vďaky
açık teşekkür

vote of thanks

ndiscorso di ringraziamento
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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References in classic literature ?
'Are we to pass a vote of thanks to all these vagabonds, male and female, and beg them to accept a hundred pounds, or so, apiece, as a trifling mark of our esteem, and some slight acknowledgment of their kindness to Oliver?'
When the mystery was explained, the elders were well pleased, and Rose received a vote of thanks, which made her feel as if she had done a service to her country, as she had, for every boy who grows up free from bad habits bids fair to make a good citizen.
A vote of thanks and confidence was passed in full lodge, and so for the time the matter ended.
Then a vote of thanks was moved to the mayor for his able conduct in the chair; and the mayor, devoutly wishing that he had had a chair to display his able conduct in (for he had been standing during the whole proceedings), returned thanks.
Jo's funny hat deserved a vote of thanks, for it was of general utility.
Percival Waldron, a naturalist of some popular repute, is announced to lecture at eight-thirty at the Zoological Institute's Hall upon `The Record of the Ages.' I have been specially invited to be present upon the platform, and to move a vote of thanks to the lecturer.
In the vote of thanks they said he had shortened the winter.
The resolution was passed in majority and the session was adjourned till indefinite period after vote of thanks from the Deputy Mayor.
The vote of thanks was given by Brenda Driver de Valle.
The President will make his customary address to parliament after elections on june 20 followed by discussion and present vote of thanks to the President.
Giving a vote of thanks, chief registered nurse at the hospital, Ms Koziba Molebalwa thanked Agape Day Care Centre for the good gesture.
Raziullah compered the event and Durai Manivannan proposed the vote of thanks. (TNN)