tribunate

[trib-yuh-nit, -neyt, trih-byoo-nit, -neyt]
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noun

the office of tribune.
a body of tribunes.

Nearby words

  1. tribromide,
  2. tribromoacetaldehyde,
  3. tribromoethanol,
  4. tribulation,
  5. tribunal,
  6. tribune,
  7. tribune group,
  8. tributary,
  9. tribute,
  10. tribute band

Origin of tribunate

First recorded in 1540–50, tribunate is from the Latin word tribūnātus the office of a tribune. See tribune1, -ate3

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British Dictionary definitions for tribunate

tribunate

tribuneship

noun

the office or rank of a tribune
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