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noun     /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.Government administration and organisation [C] a particular period of time during which a parliament is operating , between either holidays or elections Politics
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