parliament

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Singular
parliament

Plural
parliaments

  1. (countable) Parliament is the elected people who work together to make and debate a country's laws.
    She was elected to parliament and is now the assistant minister for the environment.
    He was formerly an international relations adviser to the Russian parliament.
    The Parliament approved the government's proposal for the new classification of illegal drugs.
    Six members of the Afghan parliament were killed.
    The party now controls two-thirds of the seats in parliament.
    A majority of Iraq's parliament supports a U.S. withdrawal.

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