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"the Senate" in British English

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the Senatenoun

uk   /ˈsen.ət/  us   /ˈsen.ət/
  • 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.

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  • the Senate noun (EDUCATION)

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

"the Senate" in Business English

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the Senatenoun [S]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT, POLITICS
the ​name of the upper ​house (= more important of the two ​parts) of the ​parliaments of some countries, for ​example the US, Australia, and France: The ​law will not be ​passed by the Senate.
(Definition of the Senate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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