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1. One who is expert in parliamentary procedures, rules, or debate.
2. A member of a parliament.
3. Parliamentarian A supporter of the Long Parliament during the English Civil War and the Commonwealth; a Roundhead.


1. (Parliamentary Procedure) an expert in parliamentary procedures, etc
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (sometimes capital) Brit a Member of Parliament
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of or relating to a parliament or parliaments


(Historical Terms) a supporter of Parliament during the English Civil War
(Historical Terms) of or relating to Parliament or its supporters during the English Civil War


(ˌpɑr lə mɛnˈtɛər i ən, -mən-; sometimes ˌpɑrl yə-)

1. an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures.
2. (cap.) a partisan of the British Parliament in opposition to Charles I.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parliamentarian - an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of CommonsParliamentarian - an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
British House of Commons, House of Commons - the lower house of the British parliament
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
2.parliamentarian - an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully


A. ADJparlamentario
B. Nparlamentario/a m/f


nParlamentarier(in) m(f)


[ˌpɑːləmɛnˈtɛərɪən] nparlamentare m/f
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Although Marvell was a Parliamentarian, he did not love Cromwell blindly, and he could admire what was fine in King Charles.
A member of the Parliamentarian party in the English
Is it not some further satisfaction to you to have saved my life as you did by arriving so fortunately with Monk, when those damned parliamentarians wanted to burn me alive?
Shahida Rehmani of PPP said that popularity of the PM is clear before the entire nation adding that after identification of his name in panama leaks, he is not even facing the parliamentarian and how would face the people.
In comments about the statement of Ar Namys faction leader Felix Kulov concerning expulsion of 10 parliamentarians from the faction, MP Galina Skripkina said the Constitution does not have provisions for expulsion of a parliamentarian from the faction.
Jamiat Ulema Islami - Fazl (JUI-F) parliamentarian Alia Kamran and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) parliamentarian Naseema Hafeez had 100 percent attendance.
Under the Constitution a parliamentarian is not bound by imperative mandate, then why a parliamentarian should be bound by the stance of the political party leader?
While talking to media outside the parliament on Tuesday, JI parliamentarian Ayesha Syed said that if women parliamentarians have not been given their due rights in the parliament how would they get their rights outside the house.
Tekebaev said the Constitution doesn't ban entries, but disallows withdrawals from the coalition, since in such case a parliamentarian will lose his or her mandate.
He expressed these views while inaugurating a gym for women parliamentarian at Parliament Lodges on Thursday.
Under the resolution authorizing the hiring of a parliamentarian, the board must select someone "without regard to political affiliation and solely on the basis of fitness to perform the duties of the position.
Jinnah was an eminent parliamentarian and during his days in London he attended sessions of the British Parliament regularly and watched the performance, manners and conduct of parliamentarians.

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