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senator

Syllabification: sen·a·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈsenədər
 
/

Definition of senator in English:

noun

A member of a senate.
Example sentences
  • By contrast, the legitimacy of Congressmen, senators, and the president lies solely in their election.
  • The class systems from highest to lowest were the senators, councilmen and their families.
  • Both Republican and Democratic senators said they would raise the issue.

Origin

Middle English (denoting a member of the ancient Roman senate): from Old French senateur, from Latin senator (see senate).

Derivatives

senatorial

1
Pronunciation: /ˌsenəˈtôrēəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Delegation was essential in so unwieldy an entity, and, like his predecessors, Augustus appointed senatorial legates and equestrian prefects to serve his imperium.
  • Foreign policy was a senatorial matter and not subject, with some famous exceptions, to popular control.
  • But much of the inner unrest of the fifth century was also due to the attempts by senatorial aristocrats to expand their power.

senatorship

2
noun
Example sentences
  • The senatorship came from the Region, so only the senators from my chapter showed up.
  • When planning to present a Senatorship, allow sufficient time to get the forms submitted and approved.

Words that rhyme with senator

primogenitor, progenitor

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