Definitions of referendum
n. - The principle or practice of referring measures passed upon by the legislative body to the body of voters, or electorate, for approval or rejection, as in the Swiss cantons (except Freiburg) and in various local governments in the United States, and also in the local option laws, etc.; also, the right to so approve or reject laws, or the vote by which this is done. Referendum is distinguished from the mandate, or instruction of representatives by the people, from direct government by the people, in which they initiate and make the laws by direct action without representation, and from a plebiscite, or popular vote taken on any measure proposed by a person or body having the initiative but not constituting a representative or constituent body. 2
n. - A diplomatic agent's note asking for instructions from his government concerning a particular matter or point. 2
n. - The right to approve or reject by popular vote a meassure passed upon by a legislature. 2
The word "referendum" uses 10 letters: D E E E F M N R R U.
No direct anagrams for referendum found in this word list.
Words formed by adding one letter before or after referendum (in bold), or to deeefmnrru in any order:
s - referendums
All words formed from referendum by changing one letter
Browse words starting with referendum by next letter