Example sentences for: parliament

How can you use “parliament” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • According to the Straits Times of Singapore, Ong Teng Cheong, the incumbent and the country's first elected president (prior to 1993 the president was chosen by parliament), wanted to seek re-election, but the Cabinet declined to support him for a second term because it felt "there was a strong likelihood that the President's health would affect the discharge of his official duties in the next few years."

  • , House of Commons) sovereignty and toward divided sovereignty of various kinds--parliaments for Scotland and Wales, stronger local governments with elected mayors, the European parliament.

  • Israel's parliament dissolved Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government . Right-wingers abandoned him, saying he had sold out Israeli security by signing the Wye peace agreement.

  • Now France's Parliament wants to know how much, if anything, Jospin knew about this illegal act.

  • An inside piece at the WP reports that a Communist member of parliament, Albert Makashov, has called for quotas on the number of Jews in Russia and denounced a television correspondent as "worse than the worst of the yids."

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