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“the House of Commons” in British English

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“House of Commons” in American English

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House of Commonsnoun [ U ]

us /ˈhɑʊs əv ˈkɑm·ənz/ infml Commons

in Canada, the group of elected government members that makes the laws

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“the House of Commons” in Business English

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the House of Commonsnoun

uk us also the Commons POLITICS

one of the two chambers (= parts) of parliament in Britain and Canada, whose members are elected to represent a particular area of the country:

When the chancellor rises from his seat in the House of Commons on Wednesday, he will try to appear confident.

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