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senator

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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senatorsen‧a‧tor, Senator /ˈsenətə $ -tər/ ●●○ noun [countable] (written abbreviation Sen.)  PGOa member of the Senate or a senate Senator Kennedysenatorial /ˌsenəˈtɔːriəl◂/ adjective
Examples from the Corpus
senatorAlthough senators insisted that they want to work with a spirit of cooperation, signs of strain are evident.The reforms were supported by President Carlos Saúl Menem, the other provincial governors and congressional deputies and senators.The debate was opened by Senator Robinson.In his early days, as congressman, senator and vice president, he was a vicious political opponent.The Democratic Senator from New York held a press conference yesterday.The first Kansas senators were Atchison men.The President met with a group of senators and congressmen to discuss energy policy.Congressional elections are by universal and compulsory adult suffrage with one-third of the senators elected indirectly.The one-third reduction would save about $ 390 million over six years, the senators estimated.I know of other children who have written to their senators and state representatives or to editors of local newspapers.
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