Member of Parliament

Member of Parliament
an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
Syn: ↑Parliamentarian
Hypernyms: ↑legislator
Member Holonyms: ↑House of Commons, ↑British House of Commons

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member of parliament noun
1. (in UK) a member of the House of Commons (abbrev MP)
2. A member of a legislative assembly in various countries
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Main Entry:member

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Member of Parliament UK US noun [countable] [singular Member of Parliament plural Members of Parliament]
someone who people have elected to represent them in a parliament. Members of Parliament are usually called MPs

the Member of Parliament for Selly Oak

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ˌMember of ˈParliament [Member of Parliament] noun
= MP
Example Bank:

Jane Griffiths, Member of Parliament for Reading East

Phil Wilson, Member of Parliament for Sedgefield

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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