Traduction de cohabitation
- [vie commune] cohabitation, cohabiting, living together
- politique coexistence of an elected head of state and an opposition parliamentary majority
Describes a situation whereby the French president represents one political party and the government another. This term was first used during the period 1986-1988, when the socialist president (François Mitterrand) had a right-wing prime minister (Jacques Chirac), following the victory of the RPR in the legislative elections.