Definition of minority government noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


minority government

BrE BrE//maɪˌnɒrəti ˈɡʌvənmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//maɪˌnɔːrəti ˈɡʌvərnmənt//
[countable, uncountable] Parliament
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a government that has fewer seats in parliament than the total number held by all the other parties See related entries: Parliament
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