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Semi-presidential Unitary Republic • A semi-presidential system is a system of government in which a president exists alongside a prime minister and a cabinet, with the latter two being responsible to the legislature of a state. • A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate. The European countries that have adopted the former political system are: Poland Portugal Lithuania Romania