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State Opening of Parliament

Cultural Note: Queen's Speech

Un discurso preparado por los dirigentes del gobierno británico que esboza sus planes para el año siguiente. Es leído por la reina en la Cámara de los Lores House of Lords en la ceremonia de apertura del Parlamento ( State Opening of Parliament) que tiene lugar todos los años en otoño.

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    Word of the day haughty
    Pronunciation: ˈhɔːti
    arrogantly superior and disdainful
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