Definition of second chamber in English:

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second chamber


Entry from US English dictionary


The upper house of a parliament with two chambers.
Example sentences
  • Another variant could be a parliamentary second chamber with veto powers limited to certain issues.
  • We will be the only party in parliament arguing for a second chamber with no elected element.
  • An elected second chamber would revive parliament, but Blair resists it
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