What does Parliamentary mean?

Definitions for Parliamentary
ˌpɑr ləˈmɛn tə ri, -tri; sometimes ˌpɑrl yə-Par·lia·men·ta·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parliamentaryadjective

    relating to or having the nature of a parliament

    "parliamentary reform"; "a parliamentary body"

  2. parliamentaryadjective

    having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament

    "parliamentary government"

  3. parliamentaryadjective

    in accord with rules and customs of a legislative or deliberative assembly

    "parliamentary law"

GCIDE

  1. Parliamentaryadjective

    According to the rules and usages of Parliament or of deliberative bodies; as, a parliamentary motion; parliamentary order; parliamentary procedure.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. parlementaire.]

Wiktionary

  1. parliamentaryadjective

    Of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament

    Parliamentary procedures are sometimes slow

  2. parliamentaryadjective

    Having the supreme executive and legislative power resting with a cabinet of ministers chosen from, and responsible to a parliament.

    Britain is a parliamentary democracy

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parliamentaryadjective

    of or pertaining to Parliament; as, parliamentary authority

    Etymology: [Cf. F. parlementaire.]

  2. Parliamentaryadjective

    enacted or done by Parliament; as, a parliamentary act

    Etymology: [Cf. F. parlementaire.]

  3. Parliamentaryadjective

    according to the rules and usages of Parliament or of deliberative bodies; as, a parliamentary motion

    Etymology: [Cf. F. parlementaire.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Parliamentary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2350

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Parliamentary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3852

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Parliamentary' in Adjectives Frequency: #313

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Parliamentary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Parliamentary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Parliamentary in a Sentence

  1. President Petro Poroshenko:

    There will be no early parliamentary elections and the political coalition will remain, will be responsible, orientated on reforms.

  2. Asha Salum:

    Some women are easily tempted to offer sexual corruption to officials so their names are considered for nomination, how many men you will need to sleep with to win a parliamentary or councillorship seat? I think now is the time to say enough is enough to.

  3. Gabi Ashkenazi:

    The government approved in the dead of night the emergency regulations, even though Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee began to discuss the issue yesterday -- without being given the opportunity to implement it in a serious and complete way, it is unacceptable that this is the way in which this is approved. Without parliamentary or public oversight.

  4. Bozo Petrov:

    For each of those reforms we would set deadlines and if deadlines were not met, we would demand a parliamentary no-confidence vote. We know that, as things stand now, we control the majority in the parliament, a new election is much cheaper than an incapable government.

  5. Antal Rogan:

    Fidesz' parliamentary faction is considering drawing up a bill and practically making a proposal to close the southern border with certain legal means, in practice this would mean that we'd pass a law saying that those entering Hungary from a safe country, from a safe transit country, cannot apply for political asylum here.

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