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joint resolution

n.
A resolution passed by both houses of a bicameral legislature, which attains the force of law if approved by the executive or if the executive's veto is overriden.

joint resolution

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a resolution passed by both houses of a bicameral legislature, signed by the chief executive and legally binding

joint′ resolu′tion


n.
a resolution adopted by both branches of a legislature that becomes law if signed by the chief executive.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.joint resolution - a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)
resolution, resolve, declaration - a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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The sides also discussed cooperation in energy, transport, industry, as well as cross-border cooperation, plans for further bilateral meetings at various levels and ways of joint resolution of issues.
The joint resolution carrying the signatures of members from both treasury and opposition members of the house was presented by Sardar Aurangzeb Nalotha of PML-N.
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