House of Representatives

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House of Representatives

n. Abbr. HR
The lower house of the US Congress and of most state legislatures.

House of Representatives

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) the lower chamber of Congress
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Australia) the lower chamber of Parliament
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the sole chamber of New Zealand's Parliament: formerly the lower chamber
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) the lower chamber in many state legislatures

House′ of Represen′tatives


n.
the lower house of many national and state legislatures, as in the U.S., Mexico, and Japan.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.House of Representatives - the lower legislative house of the United States CongressHouse of Representatives - the lower legislative house of the United States Congress
Congress, U.S. Congress, United States Congress, US Congress - the legislature of the United States government
house - an official assembly having legislative powers; "a bicameral legislature has two houses"
Translations

House of Representatives

n (Am) the House of Representativesla Camera dei Rappresentanti
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