relating to or having the nature of a parliament
"parliamentary reform"; "a parliamentary body"
having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament
in accord with rules and customs of a legislative or deliberative assembly
According to the rules and usages of Parliament or of deliberative bodies; as, a parliamentary motion; parliamentary order; parliamentary procedure.
Origin: [Cf. F. parlementaire.]
Of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament
Parliamentary procedures are sometimes slow
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
of or pertaining to Parliament; as, parliamentary authority
enacted or done by Parliament; as, a parliamentary act
according to the rules and usages of Parliament or of deliberative bodies; as, a parliamentary motion
Origin: [Cf. F. parlementaire.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Parliamentary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2350
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Parliamentary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3852
Rank popularity for the word 'Parliamentary' in Adjectives Frequency: #313
The numerical value of Parliamentary in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Parliamentary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Parliamentary in a Sentence
These countries all have parliamentary republics.
We don't have a budget and we don't have a parliamentary majority.
They called it democracy, but in reality it was a parliamentary dictatorship.
We use the parliamentary procedures and then we vote. That's the only way out.
One cannot deny the parliamentary majority the right to implement its program.
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Translations for Parliamentary
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- parlamentariCatalan, Valencian
- országgyűlési, parlamentáris, népképviseletiHungarian
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