parliamentary
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌpɑːləˈmentəɹi/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌpɑːɹləˈmentəɹi/
Adjective

parliamentary (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament
    Parliamentary procedures are sometimes slow.
  2. Having the supreme executive and legislative power resting with a cabinet of ministers chosen from, and responsible to a parliament.
    Britain is a parliamentary democracy.
  3. (British, historical, railways) Of a class of train which, by an act of parliament, ran both ways along a line, at least once each day, at the rate of one penny per mile.
Translations Translations Noun

parliamentary (plural parliamentaries)

  1. (UK, historical) A parliamentary train.



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