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the Senate

noun uk   /ˈsen.ət/ us  

the Senate noun (POLITICS)

the more important of the two groups of politicians who make laws in some countries such as the US, Australia, and France: the French/Australian Senate The US Senate has 100 members. The law has no chance of being passed by the Senate.United States politics and government

the Senate noun (EDUCATION)

the group of people who control a college or universityUniversity and college education
(Definition of the Senate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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