Definition of National Assembly in English:

National Assembly

noun

  • 1An elected legislature in various countries.

    • ‘Restructuring and reform that have been the virtue of the times are the very terms for such a National Assembly and the political world.’
    • ‘The constitution established a National Assembly made up of 52 elected deputies, elected in July 1987.’
    • ‘After a six-week deadlock, the third estate proclaimed itself a National Assembly with sole power to legislate taxation.’
    • ‘The couple launched an appeal against an enforcement order, but a National Assembly inspector sided with the National Park Authority.’
    • ‘On June 17, 1789, the Third Estate began the French Revolution by declaring itself a National Assembly.’
    • ‘The proposed impeachment bill was based on legal procedures and passed in a National Assembly vote.’
    • ‘It established civilian rule in the territory under its control and held elections for a National Assembly.’
    • ‘The committee's report is to be the subject of a two-hour debate during a National Assembly plenary next Monday.’
    • ‘The constitution provides for a National Assembly that is elected for terms of five years.’
    • ‘Assuming the total vote tally does not change, a party needs 30,750 votes to win a National Assembly seat.’
    • ‘In the event the President appoints a member of a National Assembly to a ministerial post that member should thereafter resign his or her seat.’
    • ‘The other casualties were four U.N. staffers from Britain, Germany, Mongolia and the United States, and three Mongolians, including a National Assembly member.’
    • ‘On June 30, 1975, Cape Verdeans elected a National Assembly, which received the instruments of independence from Portugal on July 5, 1975.’
    • ‘There is a National Assembly elected every four years, and they meet twice annually and work with the Revolutionary Command Council to make legislative decisions.’
    • ‘Formally the United Kingdom remains a unitary state, but Scotland now has its own legislative Parliament and Wales a National Assembly with wide executive powers.’
    • ‘The Eritrean government is composed of a National Assembly, a president, and a council of ministers.’
    • ‘The 1963 constitution provides for a civilian government composed of a dominant executive branch, a National Assembly, and an independent judiciary.’
    • ‘We have a National Assembly, freely elected and the government will be formed, and it will try to do its duty within the limited period.’
    • ‘It was re-named Lesotho and became independent in 1966 as a constitutional monarchy, with a National Assembly to work with hereditary chiefs.’
    • ‘As long as such a National Assembly exists, the vicious collective egoism will be still spreading in this society.’
    1. 1.1 The elected legislature in France during the first part of the French Revolution, 1789–91.

Pronunciation

National Assembly

/ˌnaSHənl əˈsemblē/