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English definition of “frontbencher”

frontbencher

noun [C]     /ˌfrʌntˈben.tʃər/ US  /-tʃɚ/
a politician who sits on the front benches of the UK parliament : He is the government's longest serving frontbencher. → Compare backbencherGovernment administration and organisation
(Definition of frontbencher noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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