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backbench

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbackbenchback‧bench /ˌbækˈbentʃ◂/ adjective [only before noun] British English 🔊 🔊 a backbench Member of Parliament is an ordinary British Member of Parliament who does not have an important official position 🔊 He has the support of a lot of backbench MPs. 🔊 a backbench revolt
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