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parliamentary government

noun
1.
government by a body of cabinet ministers who are chosen from and responsible to the legislature and act as advisers to a nominal chief of state.
Also called cabinet government.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • Demonstrations there have been relatively orderly, directed mainly at the country's parliamentary government.
  • Both universities offered an opposition to parliamentary government, which brought upon them the charge of disaffection.
  • Iraqis will move forward to establish their parliamentary government over the next few months.
  • The country's government is based on the principles of ministerial responsibility and parliamentary government.

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