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upper housenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   (also upper chamber)
one of the two ​parts that some ​parliaments are ​divided into: In the UK, the ​upperhouse is the House of Lords. The ​upperhouse of the US ​Congress is the Senate.
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(Definition of upper house from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “upper house”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)上议院, (美国)参议院…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)上議院, (美國)參議院…
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