hung parliament

noun

Definition of hung parliament

British

  1. :  a parliament in which no political party has a clear majority

Word by Word Definitions

hungplay
  1. : past tense and past participle ofhang

  1. :  unable to reach a decision or verdict

    :  not having a political party with an overall majority

parliamentplay
  1. :  a formal conference for the discussion of public affairs

    :  a council of state in early medieval England

    :  an assemblage of the nobility, clergy, and commons called together by the British sovereign as the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom


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