Meaning of “frontbencher” in the English Dictionary

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"frontbencher" in British English

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frontbenchernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌfrʌntˈben.tʃər/ us /ˌfrʌntˈben.tʃɚ/

a politician who sits on the front benches of the UK parliament:

He is the government's longest serving frontbencher.
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(Definition of “frontbencher” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)