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English definition of “parliament”

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 ParliamentGovernment administration and organisationSystems of government
(Definition of parliament from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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