What does vote of confidence mean?

Definitions for vote of confidence

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vote of confidence(noun)

    an expression of approval and encouragement

    "they gave the chairman a vote of confidence"


  1. vote of confidence(Noun)

    A motion proposed in a parliament or other assembly to give members the chance to express their confidence in a government; sometimes proposed by a government to counter a vote of no confidence proposed by the opposition; defeat would lead to the resignation of the government.

  2. vote of confidence(Noun)

    Any indication of confidence in another.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vote of confidence in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vote of confidence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Fuchs:

    What would happen if Angela Merkel went for early elections via a vote of confidence in parliament?

  2. Columbia University professor Gerry Curtis:

    This is not so much a vote of confidence in Abe and the LDP as a vote of no-confidence in the political opposition.

  3. Alex Salmond:

    The Tories (Conservatives) would have to go effectively straight for a vote of confidence ... and we'd be voting against, so if Labour joins us in that pledge, then that's Cameron locked out.

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