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parliamentary party Line breaks: par¦lia|men¦tary party

Definition of parliamentary party in English:


The members of a political party who are in parliament, as distinguished from the party in the country as a whole.
Example sentences
  • It is the job of the caucus of the parliamentary party to elect a new party leader, so we called a meeting of all the provincial leaders and senior figures.
  • ‘He needed a portfolio with clout,’ said another member of the parliamentary party.
  • As he gradually becomes a greater liability, even the most supine members of the parliamentary party will put pressure on him to go.
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