the House of Lords Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"the House of Lords" in British English

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the House of Lordsnoun

uk   us   (also the Lords)
one of the two ​parts of the UK ​parliament, whose ​members are not ​elected but have a high ​socialposition, or ​itsmembers, 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)
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