HyperDic: backbench

English > 1 sense of the word backbench:
NOUNartifactbackbenchany of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons
English > backbench: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons.
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
BroaderseatAny support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit)
Spanishescaño trasero
Nounsbackbenchera member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader

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