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triumvirate

[ trahy-uhm-ver-it, -vuh-reyt ]

noun

  1. Roman History. the office or magistracy of a triumvir.
  2. a government of three officers or magistrates functioning jointly.
  3. a coalition of three magistrates or rulers for joint administration.
  4. any association of three in office or authority.
  5. any group or set of three.


triumvirate

/ traɪˈʌmvɪrɪt /

noun

  1. in ancient Rome
    1. a board of three officials jointly responsible for some task
    2. the political alliance of Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey, formed in 60 bc ( First Triumvirate )
    3. the coalition and joint rule of the Roman Empire by Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian, begun in 43 bc ( Second Triumvirate )
  2. any joint rule by three men
  3. any group of three men associated in some way
  4. the office of a triumvir


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Word History and Origins

Origin of triumvirate1

From the Latin word triumvirātus, dating back to 1575–85. See triumvir, -ate 3

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Example Sentences

“The 25 largest sellers of advertising in 2016 went from 46 percent share of all advertising to 66 percent in 2020,” noted Wieser, largely due to that digital triumvirate.

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Filling out the executive triumvirate at Court Avenue is CEO Michael Stich, another WPP veteran who also brings strategic consultancy experience from time spent at McKinsey.

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It’s perhaps unsurprising that the most full-featured plays in this arena are coming from the cloud services triumvirate, with Google, Microsoft and Amazon each making significant strides in recent months.

NBCUniversal, meanwhile, could coax its parent company Comcast into combining Quibi’s mobile video service into some triumvirate with Comcast’s Xfinity Flex connected TV platform and NBCUniversal’s Peacock streamer.

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In other words, AT&T was building its advertising business around the triumvirate of DirecTV-WarnerMedia-Xandr.

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Successful politicians seek to marry a triumvirate of charisma, certitude, and leadership.

After founder Avraham Stern was killed, Shamir became part of Lehi's ruling triumvirate.

Beyond this triumvirate I struggle to recall something or someone truly remarkable.

To insure popular favor, he abolished the laws of the triumvirate, and reformed many abuses.

Vandyke, Reynolds, Titian—he deemed these the great triumvirate of portraiture.

The Third Triumvirate went down to breakfast with small appetite.

The alliance of these three men is called the First Triumvirate.

Persuasion was first employed; but, that failing, the triumvirate were prepared to resort to force.

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