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House of Commons

n. Abbr. HC
The lower house of Parliament in the United Kingdom and Canada.
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House of Commons

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain, Canada, etc) the lower chamber of Parliament
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House′ of Com′mons


n.
the elective lower house of the Parliament of Great Britain, Canada, etc.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.House of Commons - the lower house of the British parliament
house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
British Parliament - the British legislative body
Member of Parliament, Parliamentarian - an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
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Translations
Cámera de los Comunes
Chambre des communes

House of Commons

n (Brit) the House of Commonsla Camera dei Comuni
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