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Chiltern Hundreds, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishChiltern Hundreds, thethe Chiltern HundredsChil‧tern Hun‧dreds, the /ˌtʃɪltən ˈhʌndrədz $ -tərn-/ 🔊 🔊 the job of representing a particular government area in Buckinghamshire in Britain which no longer exists. Members of Parliament apply for the Chiltern Hundreds when they want to stop working before the next general election.
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