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American English: /ˌpɑrləˈmɛn(t)əri/
British English: /ˌpɑːləˈmɛnt(ə)ri/

Translation of parliamentary in Spanish:


  • parliamentary democracy
    democracia (feminine) parlamentaria
    parliamentary immunity/privilege
    inmunidad (feminine) /inviolabilidad (feminine) parlamentaria
    parliamentary privileges the Parliamentary Labour Party
    los diputados del Partido Laborista
    la bancada laborista (Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • He is quite simply unfit to be a parliamentary representative in a democratic society.
    • We live in a parliamentary democracy that has no counterpart outside the Houses of Parliament.
    • He stood as a candidate in four parliamentary elections, but without success.

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