Definition House of commons

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Definition

the House of Commons (UK): the lower house, the section of UK parliament where elected politicians discuss and propose new laws
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the House of Lords (UK): the upper house, the section of UK parliament where unelected politicians debate whether to accept proposed laws
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Examples

  • "In a speech to the House of Commons, Sir Bear called into question the accepted science that the emission of greenhouse gasses is contributing to global warming."

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