Meaning of “parliament” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˈpɑːləmənt/

B2 in some countries, a group of people who make the laws for the country:

the Russian parliament

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parliamentary adjective [ always before noun ] us uk /ˌpɑːləˈmentəri/

relating to a parliament:

a parliamentary candidate/election
→ See also Houses of Parliament , Member of Parliament

(Definition of “parliament” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)