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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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at 955-60 (discussing narrow situations in which Congress can act unicamerally and holding the one-house veto unconstitutional).
224) As Professors Riesenfeld and Abbott put it, the Senate "does not have a constitutionally mandated power to unicamerally adopt rules applicable to the United States or its citizens merely because the Senate purports to act under the treaty power.
As noted above, the RUDs are approved by the Senate and President together and thus are not unicamerally imposed by the Senate.