tribunate

noun
tri·​bu·​nate | \ ˈtri-byə-ˌnāt How to pronounce tribunate (audio) , tri-ˈbyü-nət How to pronounce tribunate (audio) \

Definition of tribunate

: the office, function, or term of office of a tribune

First Known Use of tribunate

1546, in the meaning defined above

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“Tribunate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tribunate. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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