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Upper house

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  1. one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the lower house

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  2. In parliamentary systems the upper house is frequently seen as an advisory or "revising" chamber, for this reason its powers of direct action are often reduced in some way

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  3. There is great variety in the way an upper house members are assembled

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  4. Many jurisdictions, such as Denmark, Sweden, Croatia, Peru, Venezuela, New Zealand, and most Canadian provinces, once possessed upper houses but abolished them to adopt unicameral systems. Newfoundland had a Legislative Council prior to joining Canad

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  5. one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature

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