Meaning of “the House of Lords” in the English Dictionary

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"the House of Lords" in British English

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the House of Lordsnoun

uk /ˌhaʊs əv ˈlɔːdz/ us /ˌhaʊs əv ˈlɔːrdz/ also the Lords

one of the two parts of the UK parliament, whose members are not elected but have a high social position, or its members, or the place where it meets

(Definition of “the House of Lords” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the House of Lords" in Business English

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the House of Lordsnoun

uk us also the Lords POLITICS

one of the two chambers (= parts) of the British parliament, whose members are not elected

(Definition of “the House of Lords” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)