Examples of senate in a Sentence
the New York State Senate
The Senate approved the bill.
The Senate voted to repeal the tax cut.
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As voters prepare to choose Gov. Chris Christie’s replacement Tuesday, those in the Philadelphia media market also have been greeted by an onslaught of bitter and misleading or incorrect attack ads from the senate race.
That followed eight years in the Texas senate representing the 7th district in northwest Harris County.
Melgen was on the hosting committee for a June 2012 fundraiser for Menendez's senate race, a former fundraiser testified.
Less than a week before the first round of the election last month, Liberia’s senate quietly voted in favor of an amendment to the country’s anti-rape law, which would allow accused out on bail before their trials.
Event Center, named for the senate president's father.
Graham-Cassidy is yet another attempt by senate Republicans to dismantle the current health care system and, in the process, leave millions more people without insurance and higher premiums for those who manage to keep coverage.
In May, the university senate passed a resolution opposing the plan.
Berlusconi’s election as prime minister presented vastly greater opportunities for self-enrichment than a mere senate appointment.
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SENATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of senate for English Language Learners
the Senate : the smaller group of the two groups of people who meet to discuss and make the laws of a country, state, etc.; especially : the smaller group of the two groups that form the U.S. Congress
: a group of people who govern some colleges and universities
the Senate : the group of officials who led the ancient Roman government
SENATE Defined for Kids
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