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noun as in legislature

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For starters, on the first day of parliament, the government said it had maintained no data on the number of migrants who lost their lives because of the pandemic-related lockdown.

From Quartz

As well as all Politico-published content, it pulls in publicly available content like bills, procedures, parliament transcripts, lobbying information, press releases and tweets.

From Digiday

He worked part-time to put himself through college and landed a job as secretary to a member of parliament from Yokohama, thanks to an introduction from the head of his university’s alumni association, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun reports.

From Fortune

A senior government official in the planning ministry, who does not wish to be named, says that a new draft of the legislation will be circulated for cabinet approval before being presented to parliament.

From Ozy

Under the proposed law, the government would cede further ground to the military, which took over control of CPEC last year through a presidential ordinance that bypassed parliament.

From Ozy

Parliament looks at measures to monitor toddlers for anti-Semitic speech.

He may have been relieved to head for Westminster as a Member of Parliament on Oct. 1, 1386.

A political leader told us parliament won't do anything unless people revolt.

“Poroshenko said in the summer that he needed a new parliament and government to get things moving,” says Alexander.

“Well we have a new parliament and there are no excuses left,” he says darkly.

The parliament house and library of the British provinces, at Montreal, burned by a mob.

It was at this parliament that the famous acts against horse racing and deceitful gaming were passed.

Parliament of England ordered the Book of Sports to be burned by the common hangman.

A remnant of the long parliament assembled during the anarchy, and has been termed the rump.

An act of parliament passed, authorizing the East India company to export their own tea, duty 3d.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to parliament, such as: court, assemblage, assembly, congress, council, and diet.

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