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Ballot by which people directly decide between (usually two) alternatives on a major issue, such as whether or not to join a particular community of nations.

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The polls were open for people to vote on the latest referendum on whether to raise taxes to support building a new sports stadium.
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After the teacher's nominated two students for prom king, the students were given a referendum so they could choose which should take the title.
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The union brought the issue to a referendum vote, and increased vacation time defeated increased dental benefits by a slim margin.
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