[ pahr-luh-men-tuh-ree, -tree or, sometimes, pahrl-yuh- ]
/ ˌpɑr ləˈmɛn tə ri, -tri or, sometimes, ˌpɑrl yə- /
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.
Words nearby parliamentary
OTHER WORDS FROM parliamentary
par·lia·men·ta·ri·ly, adverban·ti·par·lia·men·ta·ry, adjectivein·ter·par·lia·men·ta·ry, adjectivenon·par·lia·men·ta·ry, adjective
pre·par·lia·men·ta·ry, adjectivesu·per·par·lia·men·ta·ry, adjective
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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|A.V. Dicey
Johnstone of Warriston, though a non-Parliamentary member of the Council, at once acquired high influence in it.The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660|David Masson
British Dictionary definitions for non-parliamentary
/ (ˌpɑːləˈmɛntərɪ, -trɪ) /
adjective (sometimes capital)
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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