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senate
American English: /ˈsɛnət/
British English: /ˈsɛnɪt/

Translation of senate in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Politics)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.
  • 2 (of university)
    rectorado (masculine)
    junta (feminine) de gobierno (Mexico) (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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Cultural Note: Senate

El Senado es la cámara alta del Congreso Congress de Estados Unidos. Está formado por 100 senadores Senator, dos por cada estado y son elegidos por períodos de seis años. Toda nueva ley debe ser aprobada por el Senado y la Cámara de Representantes House of Representatives, pero el Senado tiene responsabilidad especial en asuntos relacionados con la política exterior President.

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