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par·lia·men·ta·ry

 (pär′lə-mĕn′tə-rē, -mĕn′trē)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling a parliament.
2. Enacted or decreed by a parliament.
3. Being in accord with the rules and customs of a parliament.
4.
a. Having a parliament.
b. Characterized by an executive branch consisting of cabinet ministers selected from and responsible to the parliament: parliamentary government.

parliamentary

(ˌpɑːləˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ)
adj (sometimes capital)
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or characteristic of a parliament or Parliament
2. (Parliamentary Procedure) proceeding from a parliament or Parliament: a parliamentary decree.
3. (Parliamentary Procedure) conforming to or derived from the procedures of a parliament or Parliament: parliamentary conduct.
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) having a parliament or Parliament
5. (Historical Terms) of or relating to Parliament or its supporters during the English Civil War

par•lia•men•ta•ry

(ˌpɑr ləˈmɛn tə ri, -tri; sometimes ˌpɑrl yə-)

adj.
1. of, characteristic of, dealt with, or enacted by a Parliament.
2. having a Parliament.
3. in accordance with parliamentary law: parliamentary procedure.
[1610–20]
par`lia•men′ta•ri•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.parliamentary - relating to or having the nature of a parliament; "parliamentary reform"; "a parliamentary body"
2.parliamentary - having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament; "parliamentary government"
democratic - characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
3.parliamentary - in accord with rules and customs of a legislative or deliberative assembly; "parliamentary law"
democratic - characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier

parliamentary

adjective governmental, congressional, legislative, law-making, law-giving, deliberative There have been demands for a full parliamentary enquiry.
Translations
بَرلَماني
parlamentní
országgyűlésiparlamentáris
òing-; òingræîislegur
parlamentný

parliamentary

[ˌpɑːləˈmentərɪ]
A. ADJparlamentario
B. CPD parliamentary agent Nagente mf parlamentario/a
parliamentary democracy Ndemocracia f parlamentaria
parliamentary election Nelecciones fpl parlamentarias
parliamentary government Ngobierno m parlamentario
parliamentary immunity Ninmunidad f parlamentaria
parliamentary privilege Nprivilegio m parlamentario

parliamentary

[ˌpɑːrləˈmɛntəri] adj [session, elections, system] → parlementaire
at the start of each parliamentary session → au début de chaque session parlementaire
parliamentary democracy → la démocratie parlementaire parliamentary candidateparliamentary candidate ncandidat député m, candidate députée f
the parliamentary candidate for Blackburn → le candidat député pour Blackburnparliamentary democracy ndémocratie f parlementaireparliamentary inquiry nenquête f parlementaireparliament building nparlement mparliament house nparlement m

parliamentary

adjparlamentarisch; the parliamentary Labour Partydie Parlamentsfraktion der Labour Party; parliamentary debatesParlamentsdebatten pl; parliamentary seatParlamentssitz m

parliamentary

:
parliamentary agent
nParlamentsbeauftragte(r) mf
parliamentary candidate
nParlamentskandidat(in) m(f)
parliamentary election
parliamentary private secretary
n (Brit) → Abgeordnete(r), der/die einem Minister zuarbeitet
parliamentary privilege

parliamentary

[ˌpɑːləˈmɛntrɪ] adjparlamentare

parliament

(ˈpaːləmənt) noun
the highest law-making council of a nation – in Britain, the House of Commons and the House of Lords, considered together. an Act of Parliament.
ˌparliaˈmentary (-ˈmen-) adjective
References in classic literature ?
You seem to know something about parliamentary forms of speech," said the Two Arms.
I came forty mile by Parliamentary this morning, and I'm going back the same forty mile this afternoon.
During the Parliamentary struggle, Reading was besieged by the Earl of Essex, and, a quarter of a century later, the Prince of Orange routed King James's troops there.
Does the British Constitution restrain the parliamentary discretion to one year?
I did not allow my resolution, with respect to the Parliamentary Debates, to cool.
If I could only drive this into the heads of you rising parliamentary lords, and young swells who "have your ways made for you," as the saying is, you, who frequent palaver houses and West-end clubs, waiting always ready to strap yourselves on to the back of poor dear old John, as soon as the present used-up lot (your fathers and uncles), who sit there on the great parliamentary-majorities' pack-saddle, and make believe they're guiding him with their red-tape bridle, tumble, or have to be lifted off!
He was a bit of a 'chouan'; born in Brittany of a parliamentary family, and ennobled by Louis XVIII.
Towards six o'clock of the afternoon, Twemlow begins to persuade himself that he is positively jaded with work, and thinks it much to be regretted that he was not brought up as a Parliamentary agent.
But this parliamentary interposition proceeds from a different cause: from the necessity of adjusting a most artificial and intricate system of revenue and commercial laws, to the changes made in them by the operation of the treaty; and of adapting new provisions and precautions to the new state of things, to keep the machine from running into disorder.
Papa will be free from his parliamentary duties in August--and he has promised to have the house full of delightful people to meet you.
So he used to get drunk every night: to beat his pretty Rose sometimes: to leave her in Hampshire when he went to London for the parliamentary session, without a single friend in the wide world.
A good city speculator or a parliamentary commissioner could have told to a fraction, from the crowds that were cantering about, what sum of money was realised in London, in the course of a year, by holding horses alone.

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