parliamentary

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adjective par·lia·men·ta·ry \-ˈmen-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of parliamentary

  1. 1a :  of or relating to a parliament parliamentary elections parliamentary debateb :  enacted, done, or ratified by a parliament a parliamentary grant of money

  2. 2 :  of or adhering to the parliament as opposed to the king during the English Civil War … rendered the parliamentary armies … victorious. — David Hume

  3. 3 :  of, based on, or having the characteristics of parliamentary government parliamentary democracy

  4. 4 :  of or relating to members of a parliament have the leader selected by the parliamentary caucus — London Times

  5. 5 :  of or according to parliamentary law parliamentary procedure

1604

First Known Use of parliamentary

1604


PARLIAMENTARY Defined for English Language Learners

parliamentary

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adjective par·lia·men·ta·ry \-ˈmen-t(ə-)rē\

Definition of parliamentary for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or including a parliament


Law Dictionary

parliamentary

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adjective par·lia·men·ta·ry \ˌpär-lə-ˈmen-tə-rē, ˌpärl-yə-\

Legal Definition of parliamentary

  1. 1a :  of or relating to a parliament b :  enacted, done, or ratified by a parliament

  2. 2 :  of, based on, or having the characteristics of parliamentary government

  3. 3 :  of or relating to the members of a parliament

  4. 4 :  of or according to parliamentary law



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