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US [ˈsenət]
UK ['senət]
  • n.参议院(美国、澳大利亚、加拿大、法国等国家的两个立法机构之一;美国许多州议会也设有参议院)
  • Web上院;元老院;美国参议院
Plural Form:senates  
Senate
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n.
1.
[sing]
参议院(美国、澳大利亚、加拿大、法国等国家的两个立法机构之一;美国许多州议会也设有参议院)one of the two groups of elected politicians who make laws in some countries, for example in the US, Australia, Canada and France. The Senate is smaller than the other group but higher in rank. Many state parliaments in the US also have a Senate.
a member of the Senate
参议员
a Senate committee
参议院委员会
2.
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(某些国家的)大学理事会,大学评议会(in some countries) the group of people who control a university
the senate of Loughborough University
拉夫伯勒大学评议会
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[sing]
(古罗马的)元老院(in ancient Rome) the most important council of the government; the building where the council met

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