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Parliament vs. Cabinet

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Parliamentnoun

A formal council summoned (especially by a monarch) to discuss important issues.

Cabinetnoun

A storage closet either separate from, or built into, a wall.

Parliamentnoun

In many countries, the legislative branch of government, a deliberative assembly or set of assemblies whose elected or appointed members meet to debate the major political issues of the day, make, amend, and repeal laws, authorize the executive branch of government to spend money, and in some cases exercise judicial powers; a legislature.

Cabinetnoun

A cupboard.

Parliamentnoun

A particular assembly of the members of such a legislature, as convened for a specific purpose or period of time (commonly designated with an ordinal number – for example, first parliament or 12th parliament – or a descriptive adjective – for example, Long Parliament, Short Parliament and Rump Parliament).

‘Following the general election, Jane Doe took her oath of office as a member of the nation's fifth parliament.’;

Cabinetnoun

The upright assembly that houses a coin-operated arcade game.

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Parliamentnoun

A gathering of birds, especially rooks or owls.

Cabinetnoun

(historical) A size of photograph, specifically one measuring 3⅞" by 5½".

Parliamentnoun

(historical) Parliament cake, a type of gingerbread.

Cabinetnoun

A group of advisors to a government or business entity.

Parliamentnoun

A parleying; a discussion; a conference.

‘But first they held their parliament.’;

Cabinetnoun

In parliamentary and some other systems of government, the group of ministers responsible for creating government policy and for overseeing the departments comprising the executive branch.

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Parliamentnoun

A formal conference on public affairs; a general council;

‘They made request that it might be lawful for them to summon a parliament of Gauls.’;

Cabinetnoun

(archaic) A small chamber or private room.

Parliamentnoun

The assembly of the three estates of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, viz., the lords spiritual, lords temporal, and the representatives of the commons, sitting in the House of Lords and the House of Commons, constituting the legislature, when summoned by the royal authority to consult on the affairs of the nation, and to enact and repeal laws.

Cabinetnoun

(often capitalized) A collection of art or ethnographic objects.

Parliamentnoun

In France, before the Revolution of 1789, one of the several principal judicial courts.

Cabinetnoun

Milkshake.

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Parliamentnoun

a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Great Britain)

Cabinetnoun

(obsolete) A hut; a cottage; a small house.

Parliamentnoun

a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as their sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards

Cabinetnoun

A hut; a cottage; a small house.

‘Hearken a while from thy green cabinet,The rural song of careful Colinet.’;

Parliament

In modern politics and history, a parliament is a legislative body of government. Generally, a modern parliament has three functions: representing the electorate, making laws, and overseeing the government via hearings and inquiries.

Cabinetnoun

A small room, or retired apartment; a closet.

Cabinetnoun

A private room in which consultations are held.

‘Philip passed some hours every day in his father's cabinet.’;

Cabinetnoun

The advisory council of the chief executive officer of a nation; a cabinet council.

Cabinetnoun

A set of drawers or a cupboard intended to contain articles of value. Hence:

Cabinetnoun

Any building or room set apart for the safe keeping and exhibition of works of art, etc.; also, the collection itself.

Cabinetadjective

Suitable for a cabinet; small.

‘He [Varnhagen von Ense] is a walking cabinet edition of Goethe.’;

Cabinetverb

To inclose

Cabinetnoun

a cupboard-like repository or piece of furniture with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display

Cabinetnoun

persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

Cabinetnoun

a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock

Cabinetnoun

housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

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