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question time

noun Parliamentary Procedure.
  1. a time set aside in a session during which members of a parliament may question a minister or ministers regarding state affairs.
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Origin of question time

First recorded in 1850–55
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question time

noun
  1. (in parliamentary bodies of the British type) a period of time set aside each day for members to question government ministers
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