Translation of parliamentarian in Spanish:

parliamentarian

Pronunciation: /ˌpɑːrləmenˈteriən; ˌpɑːləmenˈteəriən/

n

  • 1.1 [Government/Gobierno] parlamentario, (masculine, feminine)
    More example sentences
    • The President shall appoint a parliamentarian to provide parliamentary opinion during meetings of the Advisory Councils and the annual business meeting of the Association.
    • Neither the candidates nor the people seem to know what is expected of them as parliamentarians or as members of legislatures.
    • As a professed radical, he was to prove a singularly jaded observer of parliaments, parliamentary processes, and parliamentarians.
    1.2
    (Parliamentarian)
    (in UK history) parlamentario, (masculine, feminine) (defensor del Parlamento durante el reinado de Carlos I en la guerra civil)

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