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u·ni·cam·er·al

 (yo͞o′nĭ-kăm′ər-əl)
adj.
Having or consisting of a single legislative chamber.

[uni- + Latin camera, chamber; see camera + -al.]

u′ni·cam′er·al·ly adv.

unicameral

(ˌjuːnɪˈkæmərəl)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or characterized by a single legislative chamber
ˌuniˈcameralism n
ˌuniˈcameralist n
ˌuniˈcamerally adv

u•ni•cam•er•al

(ˌyu nɪˈkæm ər əl)

adj.
(of a legislative body) consisting of a single chamber or house.
[1850–55; uni- + Latin camer(a) chamber + -al1]
u`ni•cam′er•al•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unicameral - composed of one legislative bodyunicameral - composed of one legislative body  
bicameral - composed of two legislative bodies
Translations

unicameral

[ˈjuːnɪˈkæmərəl] ADJunicameral
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