HyperDic: backbencher

English > 1 sense of the word backbencher:
NOUNperson backbenchera member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader
English > backbencher: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the House of Commons who is not a party leader.
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
Broaderlegislatorsomeone who makes or enacts laws
Spanishdiputado
Nounsbackbenchany of the seats occupied by backbenchers in the House of Commons

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