What does knesset mean?

Definitions for knessetˈknɛs ɛt, kəˈnɛs-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Knesset, Knesseth(noun)

    the Israeli unicameral parliament


  1. Knesset(ProperNoun)

    The Israeli parliament, located in Jerusalem.

  2. Origin: From כנסת.


  1. Knesset

    The Knesset is the unicameral legislature of Israel. The legislative branch of the Israeli government, the Knesset passes all laws, elects the President and Prime Minister, approves the cabinet, and supervises the work of the government. In addition, it also recommends a candidate for the State Comptroller to the President, who appoints someone to the post. It also has the power to waive the immunity of its members, remove the President and the State Comptroller from office, remove a Prime Minister convicted of an offense involving moral turpitude, and to dissolve itself and call new elections. The Prime Minister may dissolve the Knesset. However, until an election is completed, the Knesset maintains authority in its current composition. The Knesset is located in Givat Ram, Jerusalem.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of knesset in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of knesset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rachel Azaria:

    Every Knesset, one after another, the number of women have been growing.

  2. Dina Mahameed:

    We want the Joint List to work on all our problems, to represent our issues in the Knesset.

  3. Eli Yishai:

    There is nothing in Jewish law that says you can't have a woman as a Knesset member, but our rabbis decide what they decide on every subject and the same goes for this.

  4. Rachel Azaria:

    If you don't have women around the table, then decisions are made according to what's convenient for men, not what's convenient for women, every Knesset, one after another, the number of women have been growing.

  5. Yair Lapid:

    Listen to something amazing, of all the big parties in the Knesset Likud, Labor, Jewish Home, Shas, Yisrael Beitenu we are the only party, the only one, where none of its leaders or members have ever been investigated, suspected of anything, detained, used the right to remain silent, been indicted or sat in prison. The only one. I can't believe I am listing this as an achievement.

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