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lower house

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   (also lower chamber)
one of the two parts that some parliaments are divided into, usually the one with more political power
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in Chinese (Traditional) 下議院, 眾議院…
in Chinese (Simplified) 下议院, 众议院…
(Definition of lower house from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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