Parliament

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Definition

a parliament: an assembly, a council, a congress, a senate
noun

Examples

  • "It's actually only the fourth time since 1932 that the Social Democrats haven't held enough seats in the Parliament to lead the government."
  • "The European parliament?"
  • "Sir Robert Bear MP, Shadow Secretary for the Environment, shocked Parliament yesterday by declaring that "the notion that climate change is a man-made phenomenon is pure poppycock"."
  • "Upon his arrival at Peacenikland airport, Philip Cheeter promptly took a taxi to the country's parliament and demanded to be crowned king."
  • "Bjorn : Last week, the balance of power in the Swedish Parliament shifted from the left to the right."
  • "The parliament, on the other hand, is responsible for all legislation."
  • "Bjorn : Well, just in case you don't, that means that we have both a king and a parliament."

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