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House of Representativesnoun [U]

us   /ˈhɑʊs əv ˌrep·rɪˈzen·tə·t̬ɪvz/ infml House
the larger of the two elected groups of the US Congress (= the group of people who make the laws)
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"the House of Representatives" in British English

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the House of Representativesnoun

uk   /ˌhaʊs əv rep.rɪˈzen.tə.tɪvz/ us   /ˌhaʊs əv ˌrep.rɪˈzen.t̬ə.t̬ɪvz/
the lower house of the parliaments of some countries, including the US, Australia, and New Zealand
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the House of Representativesnoun

uk   us   POLITICS
one of the two chambers (= parts) of the parliaments of the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, whose members are elected: The people of Louisiana will be supported by the Democratic leadership of the House of Representatives.
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