Translation of "parliament" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈpɑː.lɪ.mənt/ us /ˈpɑːr.lə.mənt/

B2 [ C or U ] in some countries, the group of (usually) elected politicians or other people who make the laws for their country

On Tuesday the country's parliament voted to establish its own army. 该国议会于周二投票决定建立自己的军队。
She was elected to Parliament in 1997. 她于1997年被选为国会议员。

[ C ] a particular period of time during which a parliament is operating, between either holidays or elections


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(Translation of “parliament” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)