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a member of the British Parliament or a similar legislative body who is a party leader, cabinet minister, etc.
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|Noun||1.||frontbencher - a member of the House of Commons who is a minister in the government or who holds an official position in an opposition party|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
frontbencher[ˌfrʌntˈbɛntʃər] n (British) (= government minister) → ministre m (= shadow minister) → membre m du cabinet fantômefront benches npl (British)
seats le banc des ministres et celui des membres du cabinet fantôme