parliamentary government

noun
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:
1855–60

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Demonstrations there have been relatively orderly, directed mainly at the country's parliamentary government.
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