Definition of senator in English:

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senator

Pronunciation: /ˈsenədər/

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.

Derivatives

senatorship

Pronunciation: /-ˌSHip/
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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with senator

primogenitor, progenitor

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: sen·a·tor

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