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(Parliamentary Procedure) (in parliamentary bodies of the British type) a period of time set aside each day for members to question government ministers
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a time set aside in a session during which members of a parliament may question a minister or ministers regarding state affairs. Also called ques′tion pe`riod.
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|Noun||1.||question time - a period during a parliamentary session when members of British Parliament may ask questions of the ministers|
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
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