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the House of Representatives

noun uk   us  
the lower house of the parliaments of some countries, including the US, Australia, and New Zealand
Translations of “the House of Representatives”
in Korean (미)하원…
in Arabic مَجلِس النوّاب…
in Portuguese Câmara dos Deputados…
in Catalan la Cambra dels Representants…
in Japanese (米)下院…
in Italian la Camera dei Rappresentanti…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國、澳大利亞及紐西蘭的)眾議院…
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国、澳大利亚及新西兰的)众议院…
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