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upper house

noun [C usually singular] uk   ( also upper chamber) us  
one of the two parts that some parliaments are divided into, usually the one with less political power: In the UK, the upper house is the House of Lords. The upper house of the US Congress is the Senate.
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en chino (tradicionál) (英國)上議院, (美國)參議院…
en chino (simplificado) (英国)上议院, (美国)参议院…
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