Complete Definition of "parliament"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-parliament.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
F. parlement, "debating (-chamber)"; < F. parler, "to speak".

Noun
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  1. Institution whose elected or appointed members meet to debate the major political issues of the day and to exercise legislative powers, and in some cases executive or judicial powers also.
  2. context|by extension The collective noun for a group of rooks italbrac|the species of bird or owls.

Translations
trans-top|elected politcial institution
Catalan: parlament m
Croatian: t-|hr|parlament|m
Dutch: t+|nl|parlement|n
Finnish: t+|fi|parlamentti
French: t+|fr|parlement|m
Frisian: parlemint n
German: t+|de|Parlament|n
Greek: t|el|ÎοÏλή|f|sc=Grek (voulí)
Irish: parlaimint
Italian: t-|it|parlamento|m
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Japanese: t-|ja|è­°ä¼|sc=Jpan
Kurdish: KUchar|Ù¾ÙâرÙÙâÙاÙ
Latin: t+|la|senatus|m
Maltese: t-|mt|parlament|m|xs=Maltese
Polish: t+|pl|parlament|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|parlamento|m
Russian: паÑÐ»Ð°Ð¼ÐµÐ½Ñ m
Scots: pairlament
Serbian: skupština f
Scottish Gaelic: pàrlamaid
Spanish: t-|es|parlamento|m
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Related terms
parliamentarian
parliamentary
Member of Parliament

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