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American English: /ˈbækˌbɛn(t)ʃər/British English: /bakˈbɛntʃə/

Translation of backbencher in Spanish:


  • (British)
    diputado (-da) (masculine, feminine) (sin cargo específico en el gobierno o la oposición)
    Example sentences
    • Many Liberal backbenchers and opposition members were completely unaware of the negotiations.
    • He had lost some right-wing ministers and alienated many backbenchers and supporters outside Parliament.
    • The parliament's backbenchers did, however, force Executive ministers to change the law so two questions on religion could be included.
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Cultural Note: backbencher

Es un diputado MP - Member of Parliament del Parlamento británico que no tiene un puesto de responsabilidad en el gobierno o en la oposición. Los backbenchers ocupan los escaños posteriores de la Cámara de los Comunes, detrás de los de los ministros o miembros del gabinete a la sombra Shadow Cabinet. Se espera que voten como se lo ordena el Whip del partido.