Significado de “parliament” - en el Diccionario Inglés

parliament en inglés británico

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uk /ˈpɑː.lɪ.mənt/ us /ˈpɑːr.lə.mənt/

B2 [ C or U ] in some countries, the group of (usually) elected politicians or other people who make the laws for their country:

On Tuesday the country's parliament voted to establish its own army.
She was elected to Parliament in 1997.

[ C ] a particular period of time during which a parliament is operating, between either holidays or elections

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  • There are two chambers in the British parliament - the House of Commons is the lower chamber, and the House of Lords is the upper chamber.
  • If there were as many women as there are men in parliament, the situation would be very different.
  • The opposition leader led a very forceful attack on the government in parliament this morning.
  • When a bill is passed in parliament it becomes law.
  • After 30 years in the political arena, our local member of parliament is retiring next year.

(Definición de parliament del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

parliament en inglés americano

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parliamentnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈpɑr·lə·mənt/

world history the group of people who make the laws in some countries

world history Parliament often refers to the legislature of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˌpɑr·ləˈmen·tər·i, -ˈmen·tri/

a parliamentary election

(Definición de parliament del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

parliament en inglés de negocios

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parliamentnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈpɑːləmənt/ us GOVERNMENT, POLITICS

in some countries, a group of politicians who have been elected to make laws for the country:

They are hoping to push a radical income tax reform through parliament.
Currently, women's issues are not being dealt with properly in parliament.

(Definición de parliament del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)