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paramount, paramountly
of chief concern or importance (tending first to one's paramount needs); supreme in rank, power, or authority; dominant

parliament, parliamentary, parliamentarian, parliamentarians
(from the French word parler "to talk")
a representative body having supreme legislative powers within the state over which the people have elected to give them control; parliament is the national legislature of various countries, such as that of the United Kingdom, made up of the House of Lords and the House of Commons, in Canada, the Senate or Upper House and the Lower House, the House of Commons; parliament is a meeting about national concerns and is comprised of those elected in both the parties having a majority of members and the opposition party or parties; it's the national representative body having legislative powers within a nation, provided those powers do not override any local, provincial or state powers which the people have approved the particular province or state to exercise (example of how a fed gets these powers); the national legislature of various countries, sucah as that of the United Kingdom, made up of the House of Lords and the House of Commons; the word parliament is often just referred to as the House of Commons or Commons

perpetuate, perpetuated, perpetuating, perpetuation, perpetuator, perpetuity, perpetual, perpetually
to carry on; to make perpetual or cause to last indefinitely (perpetuate the fraud); lasting or enduring forever; permanent

perpetuity, perpetuities
the quality or condition of being perpetual; time without end; eternity; for an indefinite period of time; forever

petition, petitioned, petitioning, petitions, petitionary, petitioner
a formal written document requesting a right or benefit from a person or group in authority; a solemn supplication or request to a superior authority; an entreaty
Law:.a formal written application requesting a court for a specific judicial action (a petition for appeal); the judicial action asked for in any such request; something requested or entreated; to address a petition to; to ask for by petition; request formally; to make a request, especially formally (petitioned for retrial) 

phony, phoney, phonier, phoniest, phonies, phoneys, phonily, phoniness
not genuine or real; counterfeit (a phony credit card; false; spurious.(a phony name); not honest or truthful; deceptive.(a phony excuse); insincere or hypocritical; giving a false impression of truth or authenticity; specious; something not genuine; a fake; one who is insincere; an impostor; a hypocrite

pigeonholed, pigeonholing, pigeonhole, pigeonholes
to put aside and ignore; shelve; to place or file in a small compartment or recess; to classify mentally; categorize

plebiscite, plebiscitary
a direct vote in which the entire electorate is invited to accept or refuse a proposal (a new constitution, which can be ratified in a plebiscite; a vote in which a population exercises the right of national self determination;.compare.referendum

plenipotentiary, plenipotentiary, plenipotentiaries
invested with or conferring full powers; a diplomatic agent, such as an ambassador, fully authorized to represent his or her government; a plenipotentiary is a person who has full power to make decisions or take action on behalf of their government, especially in a foreign country

ploy
an action calculated to gain an advantage indirectly or deviously; a maneuver (a typical ploy to snow people is to feign authenticity); an action designed frustrate an opponent (smoke and mirrors) 

policy, policies
a course of action (a plan intended to influence and determine decisions, actions, and other matters as, American foreign policy or the company's personnel policy); a written contract or certificate of insurance laying out what action will be taken on an insured's behalf; compare 'procedure'

preface, prefaced, prefacing, prefaces, prefacer
a preliminary statement or essay introducing a book that explains its scope, intention, or background and is usually written by the author; an introductory section, as of a speech; something introductory; a preliminary (an informal brunch served as a preface to the three day conference; to introduce by or provide with a preliminary statement or essay; to serve as an introduction to

prefatory, prefatorily
of, relating to, or constituting a preface; introductory; preliminary

prerogative, prerogatived
an exclusive or special right, power, or privilege, especially a hereditary or official right; the exclusive right and power to command, decide, rule, or judge

preside, presided, presiding, presides, presider
to hold the position of authority; act as chairperson or president; to possess or exercise authority or control

Province of Prince Edward Island

prima facie
at first sight; before closer inspection (they had, prima facie, a legitimate complaint); true, authentic, or adequate at first sight; ostensible (prima facie credibility); evident without proof or reasoning; obvious (a prima facie violation of the treaty)

prime minister, prime ministership.or.prime ministry
a chief minister appointed by a ruler; the head of the cabinet and often also the chief executive of a parliamentary democracy
prime ministerial

principle
a comprehensive and fundamental law, doctrine, or assumption; a rule or code of conduct; habitual devotion to right principles (a man of principle); the laws or facts of nature underlying the working of an artificial device; a primary source; origin

privilege, privileged, privileging, privileges
a right, advantage, immunity, permission, favor granted to some person, group of person, or class, not enjoyed by others; enjoying a privilege or having privileges (privileged students); confined to an exclusive or chosen group of individuals (privileged information); those enjoying a privilege or having privileges (tax laws that favored the privileged at the expense of the disadvantaged); to grant a privilege to; to free or exempt

Privy Council, privy councilor
a council of the British Sovereign, made up of cabinet members and others that serve in an advisory capacity to the Crown and that functions through its Judicial Committee, which in certain cases acts as a supreme appellate(having the power to hear appeals and to review court decisions)court in the Commonwealth(the English state and government from the death of Charles I in 1649 to the restoration of the monarchy in 1660, including the Protectorate of 1653 to 1659)

procedure
a manner of proceeding; a way of performing or effecting something (complained to the manager, and by this procedure got the money back; his procedure was first to do the calculations on a hand held calculator, instead of doing them right on the computer); a series of steps taken to accomplish an end (it was a long therapeutic procedure); compare 'policy'

procedural, procedurally
of or concerning procedure, especially of a court of law or parliamentary body; a police procedural

propaganda, propagandist, propagandism, propagandistic, propagandistically
the systematic propagation of a doctrine or cause, or of information reflecting the views and interests of those people advocating such a doctrine or cause; spreading ideas, information or rumor for the purpose of helping or injuring an institution, a cause, or a person; ideas, facts or allegations spread deliberately to further one's cause or to damage an opposing cause; a public action having such an effect 

propagandize, propagandized, propagandizing, propagandizes, propagandizer
to engage in propaganda for (a doctrine or cause); to subject (a person or group) to propaganda; to spread propaganda (propagandizing for nuclear disarmament); propagandized for legalized drug use

province, provincial, provincialism.or.provinciality, provincially
an area governed as an administrative or political unit of a country or an empire

proviso, provisos
a clause in a document making a qualification, condition, or restriction; a caveat

provision, provisioned, provisioning, provisions, provisioner
the act of supplying or fitting out; something provided; a preparatory action or measure; provisions; a stock of necessary supplies, especially food; a stipulation or qualification, especially a clause in a document or an agreement; to supply with provisions

provisional, provisionally
provided or serving only for the time being; temporary; a person hired temporarily for a job, typically before having taken an examination qualifying the person for permanent employment (police and fire department provisionals)

purport, purported, purportedly, purporting, purports
to give the appearance of, especially falsely, of being or intending; to profess or claim as its meaning; assumed to be such; supposed(the purported author of the story); to have or present the often false appearance of being or intending; profess (selfish behavior that purports to be altruistic); to have the intention of doing; purpose; meaning presented, intended, or implied; import; substance; intention; purpose

peremptory
putting an end to all debate or action (a peremptory decree); not allowing contradiction or refusal; imperative.(the officer issued peremptory commands); having the nature of or expressing a command; urgent (the teacher spoke in a peremptory tone; offensively self assured; dictatorial
peremptorily
peremptoriness

prempt.or.preempt, preempted, prempting, preempts
to take the place of; to have precedence or predominance over; displace; to appropriate, seize or take for oneself before others
preemptor
preemptory
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