parliment vs parliament : Common Errors in English

About parliment vs parliament

Americans unfamiliar with parliamentary systems often mistakenly leavethe second “A” out of “parliament” and “parliamentary.”

parliament Meaning(s)

  • (n) a legislative assembly in certain countries
  • (n) a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards

parliment in News

  1. Deputy attempts to engage prostitute, is apprehended

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark.—Federal authorities say a Garland County deputy sheriff has been arrested on a prostitution-related charge. U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge and FBI Special Agent in Charge Randall Coleman announced Friday that Deputy Neil Parliment was arrested Thurs...
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Texarkana Gazette

  2. Breaking News: Garland County Deputy in Custody

    UNION COUNTY, AR -- 39-year-old Garland County Sheriff Deputy Neil Parliment is in Union County Jail on hold for the U.S. Marshals Service. Parliment was booked into the Union County Jail on Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: CW Arkansas

  3. H: 90° | L: 71°

    UNION COUNTY, AR -- Garland County Sheriff Deputy Neil Parliment is in Union County Jail on hold for the U.S. Marshals Service. Parliment, 39, was booked into the Union County Jail on Thursday. No law enforcement officials have confirmed why he's being held.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: KARK Little Rock

parliament in News

  1. Kuwait parliament condemns sectarian rhetoric over Syria

    KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's parliament on Thursday condemned attempts to use the crisis in Syria to stoke sectarian tensions, calling for the government to crack down on "extremist behavior" and rhetoric in the Gulf Arab state. The statement appeared to be a response to an anti-Hezbollah demonstration outside the Lebanese Embassy in Kuwait on Tuesday where a Sunni Muslim cleric gave a fiery ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. European Parliament urges Turkey to avoid violence

    PARIS (Reuters) - The European Parliament on Thursday urged the Turkish government not to use harsh measures against peaceful protesters and appealed to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to take a conciliatory stance. Turkey has been rocked for the past two weeks by anti-government demonstrations centered on Istanbul's Taksim Square. Police have frequently used tear gas and water cannon to ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Ethiopian parliament ratifies new Nile sharing agreement opposed by Egypt

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's parliament has endorsed the Nile River Cooperative Framework Agreement, an accord that replaces colonial-era deals that awarded Egypt and Sudan the majority water rights to the world's longest river.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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