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American English: /ˈkrɔsbɛn(t)ʃ/
British English: /ˈkrɒsbɛn(t)ʃ/

Translation of cross-bench in Spanish:


  • (in UK) (usually plural)
    (escaño ocupado por un diputado independiente)
    Example sentences
    • Last week Boyd was named among those being elevated to the House of Lords, where he will sit as a cross-bench member, despite his Labour affiliations.
    • The cross-bench peer had tabled a written question before Parliament was dissolved for the election after one of his constituents raised concerns.
    • The fact that government used the guillotine during the committee stage certainly did not contribute to any intelligent cross-bench discussion.
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