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  1. upper house

    • IPA[ˈəpər ˌhous]

    美式

    • n.
      the smaller house in a bicameral legislature or parliament;(in the UK) the House of Lords.
    • noun: upper house, plural noun: upper houses

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. the smaller house in a bicameral legislature or parliament they have veto powers through their seats in the Bundesrat, the upper house of parliament
    • (in the UK) the House of Lords.
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    英式

    • n.
      the higher house in a bicameral parliament or similar legislature: they have veto powers through their seats in the Bundesrat, the upper house of parliament

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