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joint resolution

n.
A resolution passed by both houses of a bicameral legislature, which attains the force of law if approved by the executive or if the executive's veto is overriden.

joint resolution

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a resolution passed by both houses of a bicameral legislature, signed by the chief executive and legally binding

joint′ resolu′tion


n.
a resolution adopted by both branches of a legislature that becomes law if signed by the chief executive.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.joint resolution - a resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto)
resolution, resolve, declaration - a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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