[pahr-luh-men-tuh-ree, -tree or, sometimes, pahrl-yuh-]
- of or relating to a parliament or any of its members.
- enacted or established by a parliament.
- having a parliament.
- of the nature of a parliament.
- in accordance with the formal rules governing the methods of procedure, discussion, and debate in deliberative bodies and organized assemblies: parliamentary order.
Origin of parliamentary
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Examples from the Web for non-parliamentary
Ireland, in short, like many other countries, might gain by the possession of a non-parliamentary Executive.A Leap in the Dark
Johnstone of Warriston, though a non-Parliamentary member of the Council, at once acquired high influence in it.
- of or characteristic of a parliament or Parliament
- proceeding from a parliament or Parliamenta parliamentary decree
- conforming to or derived from the procedures of a parliament or Parliamentparliamentary conduct
- having a parliament or Parliament
- of or relating to Parliament or its supporters during the English Civil War
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Word Origin and History for non-parliamentary
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