tribunate

[ trib-yuh-nit, -neyt, trih-byoo-nit, -neyt ]
/ ˈtrɪb yə nɪt, -ˌneɪt, trɪˈbyu nɪt, -neɪt /

noun

the office of tribune.
a body of tribunes.

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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

/ (ˈtrɪbjʊnɪt) /

noun

the office or rank of a tribune
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