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Meaning of "lower house" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LOWER HOUSE

lower house play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LOWER HOUSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lower house 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 LOWER HOUSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lower house

Lower house

A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house. Inside the Australian House of Representatives Despite its official position "below" the upper house, in many legislatures worldwide, the lower house has come to wield more power. A legislature composed of only one house is described as unicameral.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LOWER HOUSE

lower case
lower chamber
lower class
lower classes
lower court
lower criticism
lower deck
Lower Egypt
Lower Hutt
lower jaw
Lower Karoo
Lower Lakes
lower leg
lower limb
Lower Lough Erne
lower mammals
lower mordent
lower paid

WORDS THAT END LIKE LOWER HOUSE

beach house
clubhouse
courthouse
detached house
farmhouse
greenhouse
guesthouse
house
house-to-house
in-house
lady of the house
lighthouse
mouse
on the house
open house
opera house
penthouse
powerhouse
steakhouse
warehouse
Winehouse

Synonyms and antonyms of lower house in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lower house» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LOWER HOUSE

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

Translator English - Chinese

下院
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cámara baja
570 millions of speakers

English

lower house
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

निचले सदन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مجلس النواب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нижняя палата
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Câmara dos Deputados
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিম্ন কক্ষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

chambre basse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rumah rendah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Unterhaus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

下院
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하원
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngisor omah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hạ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கீழ் வீடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लोअर हाऊस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Alçak ev
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Camera bassa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niższa izba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Нижня палата
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Camera inferioară
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κάτω βουλή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

laer huis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

underhuset
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

underhuset
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LOWER HOUSE»

The term «lower house» is regularly used and occupies the 68.029 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lower house

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LOWER HOUSE»

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The Proceedings of the Lower House of Convocation, Upon Her ...
Being the Substance of a Report Drawn Up by a Committee of the Lower House, Brought Into It, and Received by It, July 1. 1713.. Church of England. Province of Canterbury. Convocation. Lower House. " Perfons as have been already ...
Church of England. Province of Canterbury. Convocation. Lower House, 1713
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A summary defense of the lower House of Convocation: ...
particularly, concerning adjournments Edmund Gibson. For which reason, no impartial Judge will now make the least doubt, J& **J but that in 1585 when the Acts say that Dominus Prolocutor continua- jo/con^ -uit Convocationcm quoad hanc ...
Edmund Gibson, 1703
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A Representation Made by the Lower House of Convocation, to ...
Church of England. Province of Canterbury. Convocation. Lower House. ГУ 7- (О REPRESENTATION Made by the Lower Houfe of Convocation, T О T H E Arch - Biihops and Biihops, December. 1704. □M** а ъ/елГе wur Grace and your ...
Church of England. Province of Canterbury. Convocation. Lower House, 1705
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Substance of a speech delivered in the Lower House of ...
George PELLEW (Hon.) suggests the enlarging, and, in some cases, altering, the Table of Proper Lessons appointed for Sunday use in our churches. This step daily becomes more essential in consequence of the growing practice in large ...
George PELLEW (Hon.), 1861
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A Vindication of the Proceedings of Some Members of the ...
With Relation to the Archbishop's Prorogation of it Upon the Eighth of May. In a Letter to the Publisher of the Late Narrative of the Proceedings of that House about Adjournments.. Charles Trimnell. *) йлс ой«* *'** Soffectvd * ScNootv ' trote4 ...
Charles Trimnell, 1702
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A Vindication of the Proceedings of the Lower House of ...
On the 3d and 10th of May, 1717. And Some Thoughts Concerning Religion; with the Occasion of Their Being Made Publick. And a Postscript to the Lord Bishop of Bangor Robert Cannon. tho' with fmall Hope, may yet prevail. Were it not for ...
Robert Cannon, 1718
7
The Growth of Scandinavian Law
The members of the ministry or cabinet need not be members of either house.212 Usually they are members of the lower house from the controlling party or coalition of parties. A minister may speak in either house but may vote only in his own ...
Lester B. Orfield, 1953
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A Report of the Committee of the Lower House of Convocation: ...
Appointed to Draw Up a Representation to be Laid Before the Arch-bishop and Bishops of the Province of Canterbury; Concerning Several Dangerous Positions and Doctrines Contained in the Bishop of Bangor's Preservative and His Ermon ...
Church of England. Province of Canterbury. Convocation, 1717
9
Bicameralism
Comments Upper house can delay a maximum of 1 month Upper house has no power of amendment but may communicate suggestions to lower house Upper house cannot raise objections to federal budget, among other restrictions Upper  ...
George Tsebelis, 1997
10
The Contemporary Review
The rule which the Lower House seems inclined to maintain is this, that when a gravamen is laid before the Lower House, which claims the attention or interference of Convocation, it cannot be presented to your Grace by the Prolocutor, ...
‎1866

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LOWER HOUSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lower house is used in the context of the following news items.
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After forced Lower House passage, Abe seeks 'understanding' of …
The coalition rammed the controversial bills, aimed at expanding the Self-Defense Forces' role, through the Lower House last week, triggering ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
2
Japan's security legislation approved by Lower House - The Hindu
The security legislation proposed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration moved a step closer to becoming law when ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
3
Could this be the key to LOWER house prices? - Malaysia Chronicle
AS DEBATE rages over whether negative gearing and capital gains tax is really to blame for high house prices, there is one area that Treasury ... «Malaysia Chronicle, Jul 15»
4
Brazil Lower House Leader Says He's Not Trying to Create 'Chaos …
Brazil's lower house President Eduardo Cunha is downplaying concerns that his decision to abandon the government alliance will worsen the ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
5
Japan PM Abe's support rate plummets after defense bills pass …
The approval of the security bills by the lower house of parliament sparked large protests from voters worried the changes violate the pacifist ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
6
Stamp duty: The key to lower house prices? - News.com.au
AS DEBATE rages over whether negative gearing and capital gains tax is really to blame for high house prices, there is one area that Treasury ... «NEWS.com.au, Jul 15»
7
UPDATE 4-Brazil's lower house speaker breaks with government
BRASILIA, July 17 (Reuters) - The speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress broke with the government of President Dilma Rousseff on ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
8
Japan's Lower House Approves Changes To Military Powers
The lower house of Japan's parliament passed legislation Thursday giving the country's military limited powers to participate in armed conflicts. «NPR, Jul 15»
9
Japan's lower house greenlights overseas military deployments
Opposition lawmakers walked out of Thursday's vote in the lower house of parliament, reports the Los Angeles Times. As many as 60,000 ... «Christian Science Monitor, Jul 15»
10
Lower House passes security bills amid protests
On Thursday the ruling camp bulldozed the bills through a plenary session of the Lower House and immediately sent them to the Upper House. «The Japan Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Lower house [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/lower-house>. Jun 2020 ».
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