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upper chamber

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Definition of upper chamber in English:

noun

Another term for upper house.
Example sentences
  • It is to be submitted to the Bundesrat (the upper chamber of the federal parliament) July 14 for consideration as an alternative to the ‘Green Card’.
  • The revised constitution made the Senate a proper upper chamber, gave parliament the power to initiate laws, and made ministers answerable to it.
  • In his first year in office he had them removed from their seats in the Federation Council - the upper chamber of the Russian parliament.

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