What is another word for parliamentarian?

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[ pˌɑːləməntˈe͡əɹi͡ən], [ pˌɑːləməntˈe‍əɹi‍ən], [ p_ˌɑː_l_ə_m_ə_n_t_ˈeə_ɹ_iə_n]

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The word "parliamentarian" originates from the Old French word parlementaire which means pertaining to the Parlement of Paris, the French legislature. A parliamentarian is somebody who is skilled in parliamentary procedure, or the art of conducting debates in a parliament.

The role of a parliamentarian is to help to carry out the business of a parliament. They may serve on legislative committees, or chairs various subcommittees. They may also be responsible for drafting bills or holding public hearings. Parliamentarians are also often active in lobbying their government on behalf of their constituents.

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