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  1. senate

    • IPA[ˈsenət]

    美式

    • n.
      the smaller upper assembly in the US Congress, most US states, France, and other countries;the governing body of a university or college.
    • noun: senate, plural noun: senates

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    名詞

    • 1. the smaller upper assembly in the US Congress, most US states, France, and other countries the senate must ratify any treaty with a two-thirds majority
    • the governing body of a university or college.
    • 2. the state council of the ancient Roman republic and empire, which shared legislative power with the popular assemblies, administration with the magistrates, and judicial power with the knights.
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    • IPA[ˈsɛnɪt]

    英式

    • n.
      the smaller upper assembly in the US, US states, France, and other countries: the senate must ratify any treaty with a two-thirds majority

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