Parliament

A parliament is a legislature. More generally, `parliament` may simply refer to a democratic government`s legislature. The term is derived from the French parlement, the action of parler (`to speak`): a parlement is a discussion. The term came to mean a meeting at which such a discussion took place.{when|date=November 2011} It acquired its mo...
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parliament

(from the article `constitutional law`) The executive is organized very differently in a parliamentary system. In the United Kingdom, whose Westminster system has been adopted in many ... ...of constitutional democracy; Britain, although its system is sometimes referred to as a cabinet system in recognition of the role of the Cabinet .....
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Parliament

(from the article `Papua New Guinea`) ...faced the prospect of no-confidence motions when the 18-month postelection grace period that had kept him immune from parliamentary challenges ...
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parliament

[n] - a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Great Britain)
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Parliament

• (n.) In France, before the Revolution of 1789, one of the several principal judicial courts. • (n.) A formal conference on public affairs; a general council; esp., an assembly of representatives of a nation or people having authority to make laws. • (n.) A parleying; a discussion; a conference. • (n.) The assembly of the three...
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parliament

noun a legislative assembly in certain countries
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Parliament

[Joint Departments] The Parliament (Joint Departments) Act 2007 (c 16) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Act authorises the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons and the Corporate Officer of the House of Lords to establish, divide, amalgamate or abolish joint departments of the Houses of Parliament. ...
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Parliament

[Qualification of Women] The Parliament (Qualification of Women Act) 1918 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It gave women over 21 the right to stand for election as an MP. This meant that women could stand for elections before actually being legally allowed to vote themselves. (`Before` in both senses. Certain women over th...
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Parliament

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Parliament

Par'lia¬∑ment noun [ Middle English parlement , French parlement , from parler to speak; confer Late Latin parlamentum , parliamentum . See Parley .] 1. A parleying; a discussion; a conference. [ Obsolete] « But first they held their parlia...
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parliament

a legislative assembly in certain countries
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parliament

Legislative (law-making) body of a country. The world's oldest parliament is the Icelandic Althing, which dates from about 930. The UK Parliament is usually dated from 1265. The legislature of the...
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parliament

Legislative (law-making) body of a country. The world's oldest parliament is the Icelandic Althing, which dates from about 930. The UK Parliament is usually dated from 1265. The legislature of the USA is called Congress and comprises the House of Representatives and the Senate. In the UK Parliament is the supreme legislature, consisting of ...
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Parliament

Parliament is the collective noun for a group of owls.
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Parliament

Parliament is the supreme legislature of Great Britain. Parliament originated under the Norman kings as the Great Council of royal tenants-in- chief, to which in the 13th century, representatives of the shires were sometimes summoned. De Montfort's parliament of 1265 set a precedent by including representatives of the boroughs as well as the shires...
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Parliament

Parliament, legislative assembly of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Over the centuries it has become more than a legislative body; it is the sovereign power of Great Britain, whereas the monarch remains sovereign in name only. Parliament consists, technically, of the monarc...
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PARLIAMENT

The group of people who rule the United Kingdom
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parliament

the legislature of Great Britain made up of the House of Lords and the House of Commons.
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Parliament

the original legislative assembly of England, Scotland, or Ireland and successively of Great Britain and the United Kingdom; legislatures in some ... [47 related articles]
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