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parliament

noun [C, U]     /ˈpɑːləmənt/
B2 in some countries, a group of people who make the laws for the country: the Russian parliamentSystems of governmentGovernment administration and organisation
parliamentary     /ˌpɑːləˈmentəri/ adjective [always before noun]
relating to a parliament: a parliamentary candidate/election →  See also Houses of Parliament , Member of Parliament Government administration and organisationSystems of government
Translations of “parliament”
in Arabic بَرلمان…
in Korean 국회…
in Malaysian parlimen…
in French parlement…
in Turkish millet meclisi, parlamento…
in Italian parlamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 議會, 國會, 議會會期…
in Russian парламент…
in Polish parlament…
in Vietnamese quốc hội…
in Spanish parlamento…
in Portuguese parlamento…
in Thai รัฐสภา…
in German das Parlament…
in Catalan parlament…
in Japanese 国会, 議会…
in Indonesian parlemen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 议会, 议会活动期…
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