the House of Representatives Meaning in the Cambridge Essential English Dictionary

Meaning of "the House of Representatives" in Essential English Dictionary

the House of Representatives

/ˌhaʊs əv ˌreprɪˈzentət̬ɪvz/
one of the two parts of the government in the US that make laws
Translations of “the House of Representatives”
in Korean (미)하원…
in Arabic مَجلِس النوّاب…
in Portuguese Câmara dos Deputados…
in Catalan la Cambra dels Representants…
in Japanese (米)下院…
in Italian la Camera dei Rappresentanti…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國、澳大利亞及紐西蘭的)眾議院…
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国、澳大利亚及新西兰的)众议院…
(Definition of the House of Representatives from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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