VCR Lesson One Presentation
Fill in the blank with the most appropriate work from Lesson 1
- Any period of time when a state is without a rule or has a provisional government, especially between the reign of a sovereign and a successor.
- An interval between controlling elements; an interruption in an otherwise continuous function or process.
"inter" = between
"regnum" = reign
Synonyms - Definition #1
- "government shutdown"
- provisional government
Synonyms - Definition #2
Antonyms - Definition #1
- political continuance
- government continuity
- democratic consolidation
Antonym - Definition #2
- Interregnums in US government typically applies to the time between the election and inauguration of the new president
- Interregnums in UK government typically applies to hung parliament––the lack of an absolute majority party in the House of Commons
Choose the letter of the sentence in which the word in bold-faced type is used incorrectly.
b. The country was plagued with interregnums, maintaining its same government for centuries.
c. Following the interregnum caused by the hurricane's destruction, the schools were finally reopened and students filled the classrooms again.
d. The people were forced to endure multiple interregna until the monarchy was entirely disposed.