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Definition of Parliamentary


  1. Of or pertaining to Parliament; as, parliamentary authority.
  2. Enacted or done by Parliament; as, a parliamentary act.
  3. According to the rules and usages of Parliament or of deliberative bodies; as, a parliamentary motion.

Parliamentary Quotations

It is impossible to practice parliamentary politics without having patience, decency, politeness and courtesy.
Khaleda Zia

We read too much Shakespeare at school, and view our parliamentary politics as dynastic drama, in which an impatient crown prince frets at his long subordination and begins to scheme for the throne he knows he merits, was promised and has earned.
James Buchan

The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women.
Millicent Fawcett

We can't afford to go down the dead end roads of Parliamentary Socialism or Fascistic Bolshevism.
John Blair

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
Lord Acton
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Parliamentary Translations

parliamentary in Dutch is parlementair
parliamentary in French is parlementaire
parliamentary in German is parlamentarisch
parliamentary in Spanish is parlamentario
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