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noun [singular] upper house pronunciation in British English

or Upper House upper house pronunciation in British English

  1. the part of a parliament of a country that is smaller and represents fewer people or is not elected at all. In the UK, the Upper House is the House of Lords, and in the US, it is the Senate.


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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