parliamentary democracy

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Noun1.parliamentary democracy - a democracy having a parliament
republic, democracy, commonwealth - a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
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And all these are happening in a parliamentary democracy.
He said that by deviating from the path of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and Benazir Bhutto, 'Zardari has engaged in a dirty game of horse-trading which would only harm parliamentary democracy in the country'.
He said that multi-party parliamentary democracy was the best form of government for Nigeria, if it wanted to catch up with the rest of the civilised world.
Among their topics are the role of the judiciary in promoting democracy, the state and the church, the remaking of ethnicity, and shortcomings of parliamentary democracy.
The minister appeared strong advocate of introducing extra-curricular activities at the national campuses with themes of parliamentary democracy, fundamental rights and constitutionalism in Pakistan.
The Prime Minister said there might be shortcomings in the parliamentary democracy but these are taken care of with the passage of time by the parliament itself.
There is no meaningful parliamentary opposition as they pass their EU exit bill, which trashes our parliamentary democracy.
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 25 (ANI): Dubbing the suspension of its six MPs as 'undemocratic', the Congress Party on Tuesday said the parliamentary democracy is under threat due to the present ruling dispensation.
Our parliamentary democracy may be flawed, but it took 800 years to get this far and only true democrats - those who trust the collective voice of the people - recognise that we must stop relinquishing our parliamentary sovereignty to the EU's undemocratic institutions.
Saskatchewan Teachers' Institute on Parliamentary Democracy
They compromise parliamentary democracy in Turkey and exacerbate the already very tense situation in the South East of the country, for which there can only be a political solution.
While appreciating that MPs are not the most popular of people at the moment, reducing their number nevertheless constitutes a very real challenge to parliamentary democracy.

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