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parliament +‎ -ary

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parliamentary (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament
    Parliamentary procedures are sometimes slow
  2. Having the supreme executive and legislative power resting with a cabinet of ministers chosen from, and responsible to a parliament.
    Britain is a parliamentary democracy
  3. (Britain) A class of train (see Wikipedia)
    • 1931, Francis Beeding, “1/1”, in Death Walks in Eastrepps[1]:
      The train was moving less fast through the summer night. The swift express had changed into something almost a parliamentary, had stopped three times since Norwich, and now, at long last, was approaching Banton.

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