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Noun Concept
Categories: Political terminology, Legal professions, Government occupations, Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference, Political whips
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whip  party whip  Assistant Majority Leader  Assistant minority leader  Government Whip
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A legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline WordNet 3.0
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A legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A whip is an official of a political party whose task is to ensure party discipline in a legislature. Wikipedia
A political party official, whose responsibility it is to make sure that party members attend important parliamentary debates and cast their vote. OmegaWiki
Within a legislative body, a member appointed by a political party and given the authority to ensure that all members of that party participate in voting and vote strictly as directed by the party in all votes where adherence to a party line is required. Wiktionary
Political party function. Wiktionary (translation)
A member of a political party who is in charge of enforcing the party's policies in votes. Wiktionary
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I was going to vote against the bill, but the party whip came to see me and made it clear I needed to vote for it. Wiktionary