hung parliament

noun

Definition of hung parliament

British
:a parliament in which no political party has a clear majority

Word by Word Definitions

hung play
  1. : past tense and past participle of hang

  1. : unable to reach a decision or verdict

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

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

  3. : a similar assemblage in another nation or state


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