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Definition of parliment

"parliment" is probably misspelled. Trying parliament instead Definition of parliament

1. parliament [ n ] a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Great Britain)

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(Barry Goldwater, "A Foreign Policy for America"...)

Fearful of inviting a military showdown with the West which they could not win , the Communists seek to undermine Western power where the nuclear might of the West is irrelevant - in backwoods guerrilla skirmishes , in mob uprisings in the streets , in parliaments , in clandestine meetings of undercover conspirators , at the United_Nations , on the propaganda front , at diplomatic conferences - preferably at the highest level .

(Morton A. Kaplan and Nicholas de B. Katzenbach,...)

In municipal systems we tend to view what is called positivism as fundamentally a movement to democratize policy by increasing the power of parliament - the elected representatives - at the expense of the more conservative judiciary .

Synonyms parliament Related Terms legislature Knesset british_parliament Oireachtas House_of_Commons House_of_Lords interpellation UK

2. parliament [ n ] a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as their sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards

Synonyms sevens parliament fantan Related Terms card_game

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