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senate

Pronunciation: /ˈsenət/

Translation of senate in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Politics/Política] the Senate el senado or Senado
    Example sentences
    • The bicameral parliament is comprised of a senate and national assembly.
    • We also have a new parliament, a national assembly and a senate appointed by the different factions.
    • Governors, often elected by the legislatures for one-year terms, were denied the veto, and senates (the new upper houses) were not allowed to amend money bills.
    1.2 (of university)rectorado (masculine), junta (feminine) de gobierno (Mexico/México) ([ junta integrada por el rector y algunos profesores ])
    Example sentences
    • The faculty senate at Virginia State University was abolished in 2001.
    • Six days after his arrest, and following consultation with members of his department and of the faculty senate, the university president acted to dismiss him.
    • Resolutions from the university senate and several protests, including a hunger strike by seventeen students, have sought to focus public attention on the disparity in benefits.

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