count-out definition

  • noun:
    • inside British House of Commons, the act associated with the Speaker when he matters the amount of people present, and, perhaps not finding forty, intimates that there is not a quorum. The sitting after that stands adjourned.
    • inside British House of Commons, the work of this Speaker when he matters the sheer number of members present, and, maybe not finding forty, intimates that there's maybe not a quorum. The sitting then stands adjourned.

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