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unicameral

Line breaks: uni|cam¦eral
Pronunciation: /ˌjuːnɪˈkam(ə)r(ə)l
 
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Definition of unicameral in English:

adjective

(Of a legislative body) having a single legislative chamber: primary legislative authority is exercised through the unicameral Chamber of Deputies the constitutional changes also provided for the legislature to become unicameral
More example sentences
  • The Croatian Parliament, also known as the Sabor, became a unicameral body after its Upper House (Chamber of Counties) was eliminated by constitutional amendment in March 2001.
  • The highest legislative body is a unicameral parliament called the State Great Hural with 76 elected members.
  • She has since been re-elected to the Seimas (Lithuania's unicameral legislative body) as a member of the Women's Party.

Origin

mid 19th century: from uni- 'one' + Latin camera 'chamber' + -al.

Words that rhyme with unicameral

bicameral

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