senator

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin senātor, ultimately from senex (old).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛn.ə.tə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛn.ə.tɚ/, /ˈsɛn.ə.ɾɚ/

Noun[edit]

senator (plural senators)

  1. A member, normally elected, in the house or chamber of a legislature called a senate. The legislatures of the United States and Canada have senators.
    • 2003, Olga Gardner Galvin, The Alphabet Challenge, Page 31
      It was disbanded when Derrick was only six, after that grouchy old ultra-Libertarian senator Timothy de Illy
  2. (historical) A position in government held in ancient Rome by experienced, elder officials as advisors or consultants for younger, less experienced functionaries.
  3. A member of the king's council.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: se‧na‧tor

Noun[edit]

senator m (plural senatoren or senators, diminutive senatortje n)

  1. senator

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Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

senator f (plural senatores)

  1. senator

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From senātus (senate) +‎ -tor, originally from senex (old).

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senātor m (genitive senātōris); third declension

  1. senator, member of the Roman Senate

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative senātor senātōrēs
genitive senātōris senātōrum
dative senātōrī senātōribus
accusative senātōrem senātōrēs
ablative senātōre senātōribus
vocative senātor senātōrēs

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

senator m (definite singular senatoren, indefinite plural senatorer, definite plural senatorene)

  1. (politics) a senator

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

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senator m (definite singular senatoren, indefinite plural senatorar, definite plural senatorane)

  1. (politics) a senator

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin senātor.

Noun[edit]

senator m (oblique plural senators, nominative singular senators, nominative plural senator)

  1. senator (in Ancient Rome)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sénateur, Latin senator.

Noun[edit]

senator m (plural senatori)

  1. senator

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sènāt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sěnaːtor/
  • Hyphenation: se‧na‧tor

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sènātor m (Cyrillic spelling сѐна̄тор)

  1. senator

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References[edit]

  • senator” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

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senator c

  1. a senator (member of a senate)

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