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floor leader

n.
The member of a legislature chosen by fellow party members to be in charge of the party's activities on the floor.

floor leader

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) government US a member of a legislative body who organizes his or her party's activities

floor′ lead`er


n.
the leader of the majority or minority party in a legislature, as in the U.S. Congress, responsible for shaping the party's strategy and directing its activities on the floor.
[1895–1900; Amer.]
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Noun1.floor leader - the legislator who organizes his party's strategy
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
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The floor leaders of the ruling Democratic Party of Korea (DPK), the LKP and the minor opposition Bareunmirae Party (BMP) agreed to open the extraordinary session to vote on the bill last week.
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The resolution moved by the legislative affairs minister T Harish Rao was adopted by the House by voice votes but the floor leaders of MIM and the BJP urged the Speaker to withdraw the suspension of the LoP as he was not associated with the incidents during the state governor ESL Narasimhan's address to the joint session of the Assembly and Council yesterday.
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By the end of the 19th century, the formal position of floor leaders had been established in the House.
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