senate

  1. assembly possessing high legislative powers
  2. the upper house of the United States Congress

Senate

The council of noble citizens who met in the Curia located in the Forum and were the law-making assembly of Rome. They were magistrates and former magistrates (minimum qualification was election as quaestor) who served for life unless expelled by the censors. At first there were 300 senators, then 600 under Sulla, 900 under Caesar and by the time o…...

Senate

The Roman government, made up of senators.

Senate

[Republic of Korea] Songs written or co-written by Karyn Rochelle ...
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Senate

[South Korea] The Senate (Korean hangul: 참의원, hanja: 參議院) was the upper house of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea during its Second Republic. The Senate was established by the Constitution of the Second Republic of Korea, which established a bicameral legislature. ==Speaker of the Senate of South Korea== ...
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senate

[n] - assembly possessing high legislative powers
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Senate

In ancient Rome, the `council of elders`. Originally consisting of the heads of patrician families, it was recruited from ex-magistrates and persons who had rendered notable public service,...
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Senate

Sen'ate noun [ Middle English senat , French sénat , from Latin senatus , from senex , gen. senis , old, an old man. See Senior , Sir .] 1. An assembly or council having the highest deliberative and legislative functions. Specifically: (a...
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senate

noun assembly possessing high legislative powers
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Senate

• (n.) The upper and less numerous branch of a legislature in various countries, as in France, in the United States, in most of the separate States of the United States, and in some Swiss cantons. • (n.) The governing body of the Universities of Cambridge and London. • (n.) An assembly or council having the highest deliberative and l...
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Senate

(from the article `Czech Republic`) Nonetheless, Gross did not have much time to renew the CSSD`s support, given the upcoming elections to the Senate and the regional administration, ... ...Czechoslovak Federal Assembly in January 1991. The constitution provides for a bicameral Parliament consisting of a Chamber of Deputies (elected ......
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(from the article `France`) ...first ballot. The system was abandoned for proportional representation for the 1986 general election, but it was reintroduced for the 1988 ... After the Brumaire coup, Sieyès had envisaged an independent institution called the Senate to conserve the constitution by interpreting it in the ... [2 r...
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(from the article `Italy`) Parliament is bicameral and comprises the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. A referendum in 1993 amended the constitution so that 75 percent of ... ...of the total vote that they receive. Between 1993 and 1995, however, several changes were made by national legislation and popular referenda. On ... [2 rel...
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Senate

(from the article `Kazakhstan`) The 1995 constitution established a bicameral legislature consisting of a Senate and an Assembly (Mazhilis). Working jointly, the two chambers have ...
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Senate

(from the article `Malaysia`) ...180, of which 132 are from Peninsular Malaysia, 27 from Sarawak, and 21 from Sabah. Members are elected to office from single-member ...
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(from the article `Paraguay`) The legislative body is the Congress, composed of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. All its members are elected by popular vote for five-year ...
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(from the article `Spain`) ...Generales, is composed of two chambers (cámaras): a lower chamber, the Congress of Deputies (Congreso de los Diputados), and an upper chamber, the ...
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(from the article `Swaziland`) ...with Swazi traditions and culture. Swaziland`s legislature is bicameral. The House of Assembly comprises 65 members, of whom 55 are elected by ...
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(from the article `Australia`) ...comprises 150 members, including two each from the Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory. Members are elected for three-year terms ...
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Senate

in ancient Rome, the governing and advisory council that proved to be the most permanent element in the Roman constitution.[12 related articles]
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Senate

one of the two houses of the legislature of the United States, established in 1789 under the Constitution. Each state elects two senators for ... [16 related articles]
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senate

senate 1. Via Old French from Latin senatus, literally 'assembly of elders', from senex 'male elder' (source of English senile and senior). 2. The sole or upper law-making chamber of government in many countries or states, past and present.
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Senate

[Senegal] The Senate (Sénat) was the upper house of the Parliament of Senegal from 1999 to 2001 and from 2007 to 2012. ==History and elections== The Senate was initially established during the presidency of Abdou Diouf in 1999, but in 2001, after Abdoulaye Wade won the previous year`s presidential election, it was abolished with the introd...
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Senate

In ancient Rome, the `council of elders`. Originally consisting of the heads of patrician families, it was recruited from ex-magistrates and persons who had rendered notable public service, but was periodically purged by the censors. Although nominally advisory, it controlled finance and foreign policy. Sulla doubled its size to 600
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