parliamentarianism

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parliamentarianism

[pahr-luh-men-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm, -muhn- or, sometimes, pahrl-yuh-]
noun
advocacy of a parliamentary system of government.

Origin:
1875–80; parliamentarian + -ism

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parliamentarianism or parliamentarism (ˌpɑːləmɛnˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm, ˌpɑːləˈmɛntəˌrɪzəm)
 
n
the system of parliamentary government
 
parliamentarism or parliamentarism
 
n

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Today there appears to be little interest in reforms that squint at parliamentarianism.
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