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  • 1House of Commons — House of Commons: the lower house of the British and Canadian parliaments – called also Commons; Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. House of Commons n. Th …

    Law dictionary

  • 2House of Commons — ˌHouse of ˈCommons noun the part of the British or Canadian parliament whose members are elected by the people: • It was the new Chancellor s first speech in the House of Commons …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3House of Commons — n the House of Commons the part of the British or Canadian parliament whose members are elected by the people …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4House of Commons — und House of Lords (engl., abgekürzt H. C. und H. L.), »Haus der Gemeinen« (Unterhaus) und »Haus der Lords« (Oberhaus), die beiden Häuser des britischen Parlaments; s. Großbritannien, S. 373 …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5House of Commons — House of Com|mons [ əv kɔmənz] das; <aus engl. House of Commons, eigtl. »Haus der Gemeinen«> das engl. Unterhaus …

    Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 6House of Commons — n. the lower house of the legislature of Great Britain or Canada …

    English World dictionary

  • 7House of Commons — (spr. haus of komm ns), Haus der Gemeinen, das Unterhaus in England; H. of Lords, Haus der Lords, das Oberhaus …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8House of Commons — ► NOUN ▪ the elected chamber of Parliament in the UK …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9House of Commons — Das House of Commons (HoC) ist das Unterhaus des britischen Parlaments und dessen politisch entscheidende Kammer. Das Parlament besteht neben dem House of Commons noch aus der Krone und dem Oberhaus, dem House of Lords. Dem Unterhaus gehören 650… …

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  • 10House of Commons — The House of Commons is the name of the elected lower house of the bicameral parliaments of the United Kingdom and Canada. In the UK and Canada, the Commons holds much more legislative power than the upper house of parliament (the House of Lords… …

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  • 11House of Commons — N PROPER: the N The House of Commons is the part of parliament in Britain or Canada whose members are elected. The building where they meet is also called the House of Commons. The House of Commons has overwhelmingly rejected demands to bring… …

    English dictionary

  • 12House of Commons — noun the lower house of the British parliament • Syn: ↑British House of Commons • Hypernyms: ↑house • Member Holonyms: ↑British Parliament • Member Meronyms: ↑Parliamentarian, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13House of Commons — House of Com|mons 〈[ haʊs ɔv kɔ̣mənz] n.;   ; unz.〉 Unterhaus, zweite Kammer des brit. Parlaments * * * House of Com|mons [ haʊs əv kɔmənz ], das; [engl. = Haus der Gemeinen (im Unterschied zu dem aus den Peers 1 gebildeten Oberhaus)]: britisches …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 14House of Commons — House′ of Com′mons n. gov the elective lower house of the Parliament of Great Britain, Canada, etc …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15House of Commons — House of Com|mons 〈 [haʊs ɔf kɔ̣məns] n.; Gen.: ; Pl.: unz.〉 Unterhaus, zweite Kammer des brit. Parlaments …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 16House of Commons —    The lower and dominant chamber of Parliament, elected by the people in periodic general elections. The House, as it is also known, has its origins in the thirteenth century. In the nineteenth its superiority over the unelected upper house was… …

    Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • 17House of Commons — noun The lower house of the UK and Canadian Houses of Parliament Reckoning from 1802 till November 15, 1837, there were thirteen Houses of Commons …

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  • 18House of Commons — noun 1. the lower house of the British parliament, composed of elected members. 2. the lower house of parliament of various other countries, such as Canada …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 19House of Commons — Date: 1621 the lower house of the British and Canadian parliaments …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20House of Commons — the elective, lower house of the Parliament of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Canada, and various other countries in the Commonwealth of Nations. * * * …

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