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triumvirate

noun tri·um·vi·rate \trī-ˈəm-və-rət\

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

Full Definition of TRIUMVIRATE

1
:  a body of triumvirs
2
:  the office or government of triumvirs
3
:  a group or association of three

Examples of TRIUMVIRATE

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

First Known Use of TRIUMVIRATE

1584

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