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English definition of “the House of Representatives”

the House of Representatives

  /ˌhaʊs əv ˌreprɪˈzentət̬ɪvz/ noun
one of the two parts of the government in the US that make laws
(Definition of the House of Representatives noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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