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English definition of “backbench”

backbench

adjective   /ˌbækˈbentʃ/ UK
a backbench MP/politician, etc a member of the government who does not have an important positionGovernment administration and organisation
backbencher noun [C] a backbench politicianGovernment administration and organisation
(Definition of backbench adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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