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parliament

US [ˈpɑrləmənt]
UK [ˈpɑː(r)ləmənt]
  • n.议会;国会;英国议会(包括下议院和上议院);一届议会的会期
  • Web百乐门;国会大厦;议会大厦
Plural Form:parliaments  
Parliament
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n.
1.
[c][singspv]
议会;国会the group of people who are elected to make and change the laws of a country
The German parliament is called the ‘Bundestag’.
德国的议会称为 Bundestag。
2.
[uspv]
英国议会(包括下议院和上议院)the parliament of the United Kingdom, consisting of the House of Commons and the House of Lords
a Member of Parliament
议会议员
The issue was debated in Parliament .
议会就这个问题进行了辩论。
an Act of Parliament
议会法案
to win a seat in Parliament
赢得议会中的一个席位
to be elected to Parliament
当选为议会议员
3.
[c][u]
一届议会的会期;(两次大选之间的)一届议会a particular period during which a parliament is working; Parliament as it exists between one general election and the next
We are now into the second half of the parliament.
我们现已进入了本届议会的后半任期。
to dissolve Parliament(= formally end its activities) and call an election
解散议会并举行大选

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