crossbench

noun, often attributive

Definition of crossbench 

: one of the benches in the House of Lords of the British parliament which is set at right angles to other benches and on which neutral or independent members sit a crossbench mind

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crossbencher \ˈ⸗¦⸗⸗ \ noun

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cross entry 3 + bench

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