Definition of quadrumvirate in English:

quadrumvirate

Syllabification: quad·rum·vi·rate
Pronunciation: /kwäˈdrəmvərət
 
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noun

A group of four powerful or notable people.

Origin

mid 18th century: from Latin quadru- 'four' + triumvirate.

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