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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.
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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
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(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.
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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
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A. ADJparlamentario
B. Nparlamentario/a m/f
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nParlamentarier(in) m(f)
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[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 civil war -- so called from his habit of wearing his hair short, whereas his enemy, the Cavalier, wore his long.
Porthos was cursing the infamous parliamentarians; D'Artagnan ate in silence, revolving in his mind the most audacious plans.
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?"
Indictments have been served on former Parliamentarian SajindeVass Gunawardena over alleged money laundering allegations.
The South Asia Parliamentarian Platform for Children being held in Colombo from 2nd to 3rd September will also give the parliamentarians the opportunity to make fresh commitments to push the national agendas for the realization of child rights.
'If any parliamentarian was defecting from the party, it would have shown during the budget voting,' Marriyum added.
He assured to strengthen Former Parliamentarian Forum so that they can actively take part for the promotion of democracy in the country.
Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Member of Parliament (MP) from Odisha's Cuttack Bhartruhari Mahatab was also honoured with the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2017.
The Speaker made the call while addressing the South Asia Parliamentarian Platform for Children at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban in the city on Thursday.
UNP Parliamentarian Mujibur Rahman said the no-confidence motion will be handed over to the Speaker of Parliament on Friday.

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