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Definition of Parliamentary

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

Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success.
Walter Bagehot

Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers. If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for power would not result in such complex peace treaties that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims.
James Q. Wilson

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

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
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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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