vote of confidence


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vote of confidence

Fig. a poll taken to discover whether or not a person, party, etc., still has the majority's support. The government easily won the vote of confidence called for by the opposition. The president of the club resigned when one of the members called for a vote of confidence in his leadership.
See also: confidence, of, vote
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Jafar Mili-Monfared also failed to win a vote of confidence in the Majlis to head the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.
We took part in the session in order to call for a vote of confidence in the ministers and the Cabinet," Marouni added.
On their side, political experts say the referendum is "dead," and the PM's survival in the vote of confidence a dubious.
The decision is huge vote of confidence in the airport which has seen stellar growth in its business over the past decade.
Iran's constitution stipulates that if half of the 21-member cabinet is changed during its four-year term, a new vote of confidence is required.
But Mohammadzadeh said: "The government does not need a vote of confidence from the parliament.
The new minister replaces Ali Kordan who failed to receive vote of confidence from Majlis on November 4.
KABUL (PAN): The lower house on Wednesday through a majority vote brought an amendment in the draft code of structure, jobs and authorities of the IEC, binding its members to get vote of confidence from the parliament after nomination by the President.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani secured the unanimous approval of the National Assembly on Saturday without a vote of confidence after the opposition said it supported him.
Ridsdale, the club's largest shareholder, gave Jones a public vote of confidence on the club's official website.
Glamorgan chairman Paul Russell has refused to give a vote of confidence to under-fire director of cricket John Derrick.
PRAISE in the House of Lords for Staffordshire's battle to protect the environment was today hailed as a huge vote of confidence.
Setting "SMART" goals and following the hierarchical developmental process will assist the seller in accomplishing his/her targets and ultimately gain the vote of confidence from the buyer through the proof of a purchase order.
Pakistan's military ruler won a vote of confidence from both houses of parliament and the country's four provincial assemblies yesterday in a carefully orchestrated process that allows him to finish his five-year term as president.
FORMER Foreign Secretary Robin Cook yesterday warned Prime Minister Tony Blair not to turn the controversial student fees issue into a personal vote of confidence.