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triumvirate

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noun tri·um·vi·rate \trī-ˈəm-və-rət\

Simple Definition of triumvirate

  • : a group of three people who share a position of authority or power

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of triumvirate

  1. 1 :  a body of triumvirs

  2. 2 :  the office or government of triumvirs

  3. 3 :  a group or association of three

Examples of triumvirate in a sentence

  1. <among the city's cultural institutions, the art museum, the symphony orchestra, and the opera company reign as the supreme triumvirate>



1584

First Known Use of triumvirate

1584



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