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Meaning of "chief whip" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CHIEF WHIP

chief whip  [tʃiːf wɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHIEF WHIP

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chief whip is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CHIEF WHIP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

chief whip

Chief Whip

The Chief Whip is a political office in some legislatures assigned to an elected member whose task is to administer the whipping system that ensures that members of the party attend and vote as the party leadership desires.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHIEF WHIP


bullwhip
ˈbʊlˌwɪp
coachwhip
ˈkəʊtʃˌwɪp
equip
ɪˈkwɪp
horsewhip
ˈhɔːsˌwɪp
overequip
ˌəʊvərɪˈkwɪp
quip
kwɪp
whip
wɪp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHIEF WHIP

chief inspector
chief inspector of schools
chief justice
chief justiceship
chief master sergeant
chief of police
Chief of Staff
chief of state
chief operating officer
chief petty officer
chief priest
Chief Rabbi
Chief Secretary
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
chief state school officer
chief superintendent
chief technician
chief town
chief warrant officer
chiefdom

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHIEF WHIP

a fair crack of the whip
championship
chip
crack the whip
fellowship
friendship
hip
leadership
membership
ownership
partnership
pistol-whip
relationship
riding whip
scholarship
ship
stock whip
three-line whip
township
worship

Synonyms and antonyms of chief whip in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «chief whip» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHIEF WHIP

Find out the translation of chief whip to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chief whip from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chief whip» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

鞭长
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

principal azote
570 millions of speakers

English

chief whip
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुख्य सचेतक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الرئيس سوط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

главный кнут
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

chicote principal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রধান চাবুক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

whip en chef
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cambuk ketua
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Chief Whip
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

チーフ鞭
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최고 채찍
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cambuk pangareping
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

roi trưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலைமை சவுக்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुख्य चाबूक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Şef kırbacı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

chief whip
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szef bat
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

головний батіг
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bici șef
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επικεφαλής μαστίγιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoofsweep
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

chief whip
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sjef pisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chief whip

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIEF WHIP»

The term «chief whip» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.422 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHIEF WHIP» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chief whip

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHIEF WHIP»

Discover the use of chief whip in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chief whip and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
He was wondering why the Chief Whip An hon. Member: The Deputy Chief Whip, you mean? Mr. Mulwa: No. the Deputy Chief Whip is always here. Ke was wondering why the Chief Whip was not here to whip the hon. Members to be here .
2
Chief Whip: People, Power and Patronage in Westminster
As Government Chief Whip during the final year of Margaret Thatcher's premiership, Tim Renton is particularly well qualified to tell the story of parliamentary whipping - and to describe the highly dramatic events which led to Mrs.
Tim Renton, 2004
3
Accountability in Irish Parliamentary Politics
The committee also prioritises work, monitors progress and considers resource issues.124 Each week, the chief whip's office produces reports on the progress of legislation for the Taoiseach. The Taoiseach depends on thechief whip to detect  ...
Muiris MacCarthaigh, 2005
4
Parliament Today
Sec. to the 1 Chief Whip 1 Chief Whip 1 Treasury (Chief Whip) Treasurer of 1 Deputy Chief Whip 1 Deputy Chief Whip 1 HM H'hold (Dep. Ch. Wh.) Comptroller of 1 Assistant Chief Whip 1 Whips 4 HM H'hold Vice-Chamb. of 1 Whips 11 HM ...
Michael Rush, 2005
5
The Role of Governments in Legislative Agenda Setting
One particular institutional factor is responsible for this: the Chief Whip. While whips are known from other polities — e.g. the United States — they have a much more modest role in other democracies. The Chief Whip lives at 9 Downing Street  ...
Bjorn Erik Rasch, George Tsebelis, 2013
6
Westminster's World: Understanding Political Roles
hour Chief Whip is elected from below (by the Parliamentary Labour Party); yet each is directly responsible to the party's Leader. The Chief Whip therefore commands a special presence: Junior Whips follow him about, laugh at his banter, and, ...
Donald Searing, 1994
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The Politics Today Companion To the British Constitution
CHIEF WHIP The government chief whip in the House of Commons is officially known as the Parliamentary Secretary to the ... chief whip is therefore a TREASURY MINISTER - with his office and official residence at Number 12 Downing Street ...
Colin Pilkington, 1999
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Kenya National Assembly Official Record (Hansard)
He was wondering why the Chief Whip An hon. Member: The Deputy Chief Whip, you mean? Mr. Mulwa: No. the Deputy Chief Whip is always here. Ke was wondering why the Chief Whip was not here to whip the hon. Members to be here .
9
Parliament
tion whip will take the motion to the chief whip and 'demand a day'. Probably something like the following conversation will take place : Chief Whip: We are willing to do our best for you. But look here, old man, we've an awful lot of business to ...
‎1939
10
Government in Great Britain the Empire, and the Commonwealth
member of the Government, usually the Chief Whip, after questions, the minute will read ' Adjournment — motion made and question put "That this House do now adjourn'" and the result of the division will be given. The subject of the debate, ...
W. D. Hussey, William Douglas Hussey, Leslie William White

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHIEF WHIP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chief whip is used in the context of the following news items.
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Deputy Chief Whip clarifies actual monthly pay of senators
Francis Alimikhena Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimikhena, has cleared the air on the actual amount senators earn, ... «DailyPost Nigeria, Jul 15»
2
Bill Shorten at the royal commission: Who's who at the AWU
Mr Melhem was forced to step down from his post as chief whip in the Victorian parliament following revelations in the royal commission. «ABC Online, Jul 15»
3
House of Cards creator Michael Dobbs: "I must have sold my soul"
Dobbs is the author of House of Cards, the original novel published in 1989 about the machinations of an amoral fictional chief whip. «New Statesman, Jul 15»
4
Kerala's stray dog menace goes to all-party meet
The chief minister was replying to a calling attention motion moved by government chief whip Thomas Unniyadan, who raised this issue in the ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
5
Senator Reveals How Oyegun's Resignation Will Affect The Party
The senator representing Edo north, who doubles as the deputy chief whip of the Senate, told Vanguard in an interview, that his resignation will not signal an ... «NAIJ.COM, Jul 15»
6
Speaker receives Awami League letter on Latif Siddique expulsion
Amid widespread furore over his comments and expulsion, Chief Whip ASM Feroz had then said that Siddique will remain as an MP as he did ... «Bangladesh News 24 hours, Jul 15»
7
Opposition MPs hold “Roman” meeting outside Parliament
Using a megaphone, PKR chief whip and Sungai Petani MP Johari Abdul explained that, as a result, parliamentarians were left with no choice ... «Free Malaysia Today, Jul 15»
8
'Zuma makes me wet' graffiti apparently a hoax, still rattled …
... of expressing themselves… defacing the centre of debate is not one of them,” the DA's chief whip, John Steenhuisen, told the Daily Voice. «TheSouthAfrican, Jul 15»
9
Ukawa appeals to JK not to assent to bills
Meanwhile, the Opposition's Chief Whip, Tundu Lissu cited some of the violated parliamentary standing orders. He mentioned section 80 (1) of ... «IPPmedia, Jul 15»
10
ANC calls for public debate on racism
Cape Town - ANC chief whip Xolani Sotashe has labelled the DA as “racist and corrupt”. Speaking at Regional Executive Committee press ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»

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