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tribunate

[trib-yuh-nit, -neyt, trih-byoo-nit, -neyt] /ˈtrɪb yə nɪt, -ˌneɪt, trɪˈbyu nɪt, -neɪt/
noun
1.
the office of tribune.
2.
a body of tribunes.
Origin of tribunate
1540-1550
First recorded in 1540-50, tribunate is from the Latin word tribūnātus the office of a tribune. See tribune1, -ate3
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tribunate

/ˈtrɪbjʊnɪt/
noun
1.
the office or rank of a tribune
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