Significado de “backbench” - Diccionario Inglés

british dictionary

Significado de "backbench" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

backbenchnoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˌbækˈbentʃ/ us /ˌbækˈbentʃ/

(the seats used by) members of the British Parliament who do not have official positions in the government or in an opposing political party:

The prime minister expects strong support from the Labour backbenches.
a backbench revolt
Compare

(Definition of “backbench” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)