hung parliament (hʌŋ ˈpɑːləmənt)
- (politics) a parliament that does not have a party with a working majority
Example Sentences Including 'hung parliament'
A hung parliament and a coalition government is the likely outcome.
India Today (1996)
For starters, it makes the already strong likelihood of a hung parliament even likelier.
The Australian (2004)
If he were writing in the 1990s he could have added that a hung parliament was also a friend of commissions of inquiry.
In Scotland the voting system will almost certainly deliver a hung parliament next summer in which parties will be forced to work together.
In a hung parliament there is no way that the individual parties can deliver their manifestos.
The Global Marketplace
Pakistan -an ally against Afghanistan -has just lurched dangerously close to a hung parliament with Islamic parties calling the shots.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
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