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the Senate

noun [S]
 
 
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.
Translations of “the Senate”
in Korean 의회, 상원…
in Arabic مَجْلِس الشُيوخ…
in Portuguese senado…
in Catalan el Senat…
in Japanese (政府の)議会, (議会の)上院…
in Italian il Senato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 政治, (美國、澳大利亞、法國等國的)參議院…
in Russian сенат…
in Turkish Senato…
in Chinese (Simplified) 政治, (美国、澳大利亚、法国等国的)参议院…
in Polish senat…
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