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parliamentarianism

[ pahr-luh-men-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm, -muhn- or, sometimes, pahrl-yuh- ]
/ ˌpɑr lə mɛnˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm, -mən- or, sometimes, ˌpɑrl yə- /
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noun

advocacy of a parliamentary system of government.

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Origin of parliamentarianism

First recorded in 1875–80; parliamentarian + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for parliamentarianism

parliamentarianism

parliamentarism (ˌpɑːləˈmɛntəˌrɪzəm)

/ (ˌpɑːləmɛnˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the system of parliamentary government
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