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House of Representatives

n. Abbr. HR
The lower house of the US Congress and of most state legislatures.
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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
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House′ of Represen′tatives


n.
the lower house of many national and state legislatures, as in the U.S., Mexico, and Japan.
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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"
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Translations

House of Representatives

n (Am) the House of Representativesla Camera dei Rappresentanti
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