Translation of "parliament" - English-Traditional 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. 該國議會於週二投票決定建立自己的軍隊。
She was elected to Parliament in 1997. 她於1997年獲選為國會議員。

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


More examples

  • There are two chambers in the British parliament - the House of Commons is the lower chamber, and the House of Lords is the upper chamber.
  • If there were as many women as there are men in parliament, the situation would be very different.
  • The opposition leader led a very forceful attack on the government in parliament this morning.
  • When a bill is passed in parliament it becomes law.
  • After 30 years in the political arena, our local member of parliament is retiring next year.

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