Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old French
Origin: senat, from Latin senatus, from senex 'old man'


Related topics: College
sen‧ate , Senate

the Senate

the smaller and more important of the two parts of the government with the power to make laws, in countries such as the US, Australia, and France:
The Senate approved the bill.
b) [countable] a similar part of the government in many US states:
the California state senate

the Senate

PG the highest level of government in ancient Rome
3 [countable]SEC the governing council at some universities

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