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senator

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noun sen·a·tor \ˈse-nə-tər\

Simple Definition of senator

  • : a member of a senate or the Senate

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of senator

  1. :  a member of a senate

senatorship

play \-ˌship\ noun

Origin and Etymology of senator

Middle English senatour, from Anglo-French senatur, from Latin senator, from senatus


First Known Use: 13th century


SENATOR Defined for Kids

senator

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noun sen·a·tor \ˈse-nə-tər\

Definition of senator for Students

  1. :  a member of a Senate




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senator

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noun sen·a·tor \ˈse-nə-tər\

Legal Definition of senator

  1. :  a member of a senate

senatorial

\ˌse-nə-ˈtōr-ē-əl\ play adjective




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