PARLIAMENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PARLIAMENT
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parliament
 n.  formal conference on public affairs; general council, especially an assembly of representatives of a nation
Classic Sentence:
1  Candide asked to see the court of justice, the parliament.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
2  Before becoming a hospital, this house had been the ancient parliament house of the Bourgeois.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—WHO GUARDED HIS HOUSE FOR HIM
3  The Abbot of Citeaux, the general of the order, was councillor by right of birth to the parliament of Burgundy.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—MOTHER INNOCENTE
4  In that case, the parliament intervened and had some one hung.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—A BIT OF HISTORY
5  Civilization will hold its assizes at the summit of Europe, and, later on, at the centre of continents, in a grand parliament of the intelligence.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE HORIZON WHICH ONE BEHOLDS FROM THE SUMMIT O...
6  I dare say he will be in parliament soon.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  But of course they will get you into parliament at the election before Christmas, and these sudden shiftings and changes are no bad preparation for political life.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
8  His mother wished to interest him in political concerns, to get him into parliament, or to see him connected with some of the great men of the day.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
9  Colbert had the commissioners of provinces and the parliaments make as many convicts as possible.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VI—A BIT OF HISTORY
Example Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  The Lithuanian parliament also sent an open letter to the United Nations.
2  Ministers must appear before parliament and justify their actions.
3  The Indian Prime Minister, V P Singh, lost a vote of confidence in the Indian parliament.
4  The parliament permits women to vote.
5  He was the first worker to go into parliament.
6  Opposition demonstrators have erected barricades in roads leading to the parliament building.
7  The regional parliament threw down a new challenge to the central authorities by passing a law allowing private ownership of businesses.
8  He did so by rubbishing the only viable goal of any Liberal Democrat election campaign - a hung parliament.
9  On Tuesday the country's parliament voted to establish its own army.
10  They demanded a free parliament and press.
11  They urged parliament to approve plans for their reform programme.
12  It says that the Queen's role in the annual state opening of parliament should be changed.
13  Last week the Italian Prime Minister apologized to parliament in Rome for his alleged remarks about the superiority of western culture over that of Islam, claiming his words had been taken out of context.
14  Last week the Italian Prime Minister apologised to parliament in Rome for his alleged remarks about the superiority of western culture over that of Islam, claiming his words had been taken out of context.
15  The government and parliament are trying to put a veil on social and economic problems.