LEXICON
No.121 August 8, 2012

Private-sector member (of a council)
民間議員
Member of the Diet
国会議員

The term giin (議員) usually refers to members of the Diet (国会議員), including members of the House of Representatives (衆(議)院議員) and members of the House of Councilors (参(議)院議員). However, 民間議員 has nothing to do with the Diet. They are “private-sector...

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