Definition of parliamentary in English:



  • Relating to, enacted by, or suitable for a parliament.

    ‘a parliamentary candidate’
    ‘parliamentary legislation’
    • ‘We got a quarter of the vote in both parliamentary constituencies in the London borough of Newham.’
    • ‘The group is one of the largest country parliamentary groups in Westminster.’
    • ‘He says he can serve his council constituents, while performing parliamentary duties.’
    • ‘We are at the stage of the parliamentary process known as the third reading of this bill.’
    • ‘It is clearly based on equal numbers of constituents within the parliamentary seat.’
    • ‘He stood as a candidate in four parliamentary elections, but without success.’
    • ‘The real crisis is that we have a government that pays scant respect to parliamentary democracy.’
    • ‘The disclosure prompted a parliamentary investigation and a government review.’
    • ‘Every Westminster and Scottish parliamentary seat is won by the party and won by a mile.’
    • ‘The politics of parliamentary democracy are not as monolithic as you represent them.’
    • ‘It needs to be gutted and to have its parliamentary representation evicted.’
    • ‘Many turned to advocating parliamentary reform when they got so little from parliament.’
    • ‘Each parliamentary year, the government has time for perhaps no more than twenty major bills.’
    • ‘We live in a parliamentary democracy that has no counterpart outside the Houses of Parliament.’
    • ‘He stated that a democratic federal pluralistic and parliamentary state should also be set up.’
    • ‘His comments came in a parliamentary debate on the Government's energy policy.’
    • ‘Two prospective parliamentary candidates had added their voices to the debate.’
    • ‘In a parliamentary democracy, of course, changes of government are not unusual.’
    • ‘He can then appeal to all those who have been let down by the parliamentary left and the parliamentary right.’
    • ‘He is quite simply unfit to be a parliamentary representative in a democratic society.’
    legislative, law-making, lawgiving, deliberative, governmental, congressional, senatorial, democratic, elected, representative
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