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senatorial

[ sen-uh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ ˌsɛn əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
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adjective
of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a senator or senate: senatorial oratory.
consisting of senators.
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Origin of senatorial

1730–40; <Latin senātōri(us) (see senator, -tory1) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM senatorial

sen·a·to·ri·al·ly, adverbnon·sen·a·to·ri·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for senatorial

senatorial
/ (ˌsɛnəˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective
of, relating to, befitting, or characteristic of a senator
composed of senators
mainly US electing or entitled to representation by a senatorsenatorial districts

Derived forms of senatorial

senatorially, adverb
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