French translation of 'parliament'
1. (= institution) parlement m
the Westminster Parliament le parlement de Westminster
the Scottish Parliament le parlement écossais
2. (= period between elections) législature f
He told the party conference he would hold a referendum in this parliament. Il a déclaré à la conférence du parti qu’il organiserait un référendum pendant cette législature.
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In 1955, one of the richest and most powerful men in the new West Germany and a fresh face in its Bonn parliament, he went back to Rome.THE THORN BIRDS (2002)
The police cyclists hastily got into formation, and the motorcade roared away down the road, sirens wailing, heading for parliament.SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND (2002)
Do you suppose they have accepted the imposition of a British parliament ?ANTI-ICE (2002)
No. The Justice has no more intention of investigating Rakewell than I do of becoming a member of parliament.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)
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'parliament' in Other Languages
British English: parliament /ˈpɑːləmənt/ NOUN
The parliament of a country is the group of people who make or change its laws.
Parliament today approved the policy.
- American English: parliament
- Arabic: بَرْلَـمَانٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: parlamento
- Chinese: 国会
- Croatian: parlament
- Czech: parlament
- Danish: parlament
- Dutch: parlement
- European Spanish: parlamento
- Finnish: parlamentti
- French: parlement
- German: Parlament
- Greek: κοινοβούλιο
- Italian: parlamento
- Japanese: 議会
- Korean: 국회
- Norwegian: parlament
- Polish: parlament
- European Portuguese: parlamento
- Romanian: parlament
- Russian: парламент
- Spanish: parlamento
- Swedish: parlament
- Thai: รัฐสภา
- Turkish: parlamento
- Ukrainian: парламент
- Vietnamese: quốc hội
Translation of parliament from the Collins English to French Dictionary