parliament Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “parliament” in the English Dictionary

"parliament" in British English

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uk   /ˈpɑː.lɪ.mənt/  us   /ˈpɑːr.lə-/
B2 [C or U] in some ​countries, the ​group of (usually) ​electedpoliticians or other ​people who make the ​laws for ​theircountry: On ​Tuesday the country's parliament ​voted to ​establishits own ​army. She was ​elected to Parliament in 1997. [C] a ​particularperiod of ​time during which a parliament is ​operating, between either ​holidays or ​elections
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(Definition of parliament from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"parliament" in American English

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parliamentnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈpɑr·lə·mənt/
world history the ​group of ​people who make the ​laws in some ​countries world history Parliament often refers to the ​legislature of the ​United Kingdom of ​Great Britain and ​Northern Ireland.
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌpɑr·ləˈmen·tər·i, -ˈmen·tri/
a parliamentary ​election
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"parliament" in Business English

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parliamentnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈpɑːləmənt/ GOVERNMENT, POLITICS
in some countries, a ​group of politicians who have been ​elected to make ​laws for the country: They are hoping to ​push a radical ​incometaxreform through parliament. Currently, women's ​issues are not being dealt with properly in parliament.
(Definition of parliament from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “parliament”
in Korean 국회…
in Arabic بَرلمان…
in Malaysian parlimen…
in French parlement…
in Russian парламент…
in Chinese (Traditional) 議會, 國會, 議會會期…
in Italian parlamento…
in Turkish millet meclisi, parlamento…
in Polish parlament…
in Spanish parlamento…
in Vietnamese quốc hội…
in Portuguese parlamento…
in Thai รัฐสภา…
in German das Parlament…
in Catalan parlament…
in Japanese 国会, 議会…
in Chinese (Simplified) 议会, 议会活动期…
in Indonesian parlemen…
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