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parliament

noun uk   /ˈpɑː.lɪ.mənt/  us   /ˈpɑːr.lə-/
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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in Arabic بَرلمان…
in Korean 국회…
in Malaysian parlimen…
in French parlement…
in Turkish millet meclisi, parlamento…
in Italian parlamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 議會, 國會, 議會會期…
in Russian парламент…
in Polish parlament…
in Vietnamese quốc hội…
in Spanish parlamento…
in Portuguese parlamento…
in Thai รัฐสภา…
in German das Parlament…
in Catalan parlament…
in Japanese 国会, 議会…
in Indonesian parlemen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 议会, 议会活动期…
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