Member of Parliament


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Member of Parliament

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of the House of Commons or similar legislative body, as in many Commonwealth countries. Abbreviation: MP
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Noun1.Member of Parliament - an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of CommonsMember of Parliament - an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
British House of Commons, House of Commons - the lower house of the British parliament
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
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Member of Parliament

n (Brit) → deputato/a
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It was because the Member of Parliament found that he could not leave the House that I had been invited.
His last master, young Lord Longferry, Member of Parliament, after passing his nights in the Haymarket taverns, was too often brought home in the morning on policemen's shoulders.
Keep the box for me, Leader," exclaims the Member of Parliament to the coachman; who replied, "Yes, Sir Pitt," with a touch of his hat, and rage in his soul (for he had promised the box to a young gentleman from Cambridge, who would have given a crown to a certainty), and Miss Sharp was accommodated with a back seat inside the carriage, which might be said to be carrying her into the wide world.
If she read that the heroine of the novel was nursing a sick man, she longed to move with noiseless steps about the room of a sick man; if she read of a member of Parliament making a speech, she longed to be delivering the speech; if she read of how Lady Mary had ridden after the hounds, and had provoked her sister-in-law, and had surprised everyone by her boldness, she too wished to be doing the same.
Time hustled him into a little noisy and rather dirty machinery, in a by-comer, and made him Member of Parliament for Coketown: one of the respected members for ounce weights and measures, one of the representatives of the multiplication table, one of the deaf honourable gentlemen, dumb honourable gentlemen, blind honourable gentlemen, lame honourable gentlemen, dead honourable gentlemen, to every other consideration.
The servant's master knew the name as the name of a man of great wealth, and of a Member of Parliament.
Raleigh became a Member of Parliament, and was made Governor of Jersey.
In 1774, he was joined in the scheme by Richard Whitworth, a member of Parliament, and a man of wealth.
However, the passing of the former Member of Parliament had touched the hearts of many, especially those who worked and knew him better.
Rajapaksa, was a prominent politician, independence agitator, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister of Agriculture and Land in Wijeyananda Dahanayake's government.
He said the Israeli soldiers arrested over 1000 Palestinians in the past month, including 27 Member of Parliaments, and 3 former ministers.
In 2011, Ramya joined the Youth Congress and became a Member of Parliament in 2013.

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