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"the House of Representatives" in British English

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the House of Representativesnoun

uk   /ˌhaʊs əv rep.rɪˈzen.tə.tɪvz/  us   /ˌhaʊs əv ˌrep.rɪˈzen.t̬ə.t̬ɪvz/
the ​lowerhouse of the ​parliaments of some ​countries, ​including the US, ​Australia, and New Zealand
(Definition of the House of Representatives from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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the House of Representativesnoun

uk   us   POLITICS
one of the two chambers (= ​parts) of the ​parliaments of the United ​States, Australia, and New Zealand, whose ​members are ​elected: The ​people of Louisiana will be ​supported by the ​Democraticleadership of the ​House of Representatives.
(Definition of the House of Representatives from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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