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sen·a·tor

 (sĕn′ə-tər)
n. Abbr. Sen.
A member of a senate.

sen′a·tor·ship′ n.

senator

(ˈsɛnətə)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (often capital) a member of a Senate or senate
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any legislator or statesman

sen•a•tor

(ˈsɛn ə tər)

n.
a member of a senate.
[1175–1225; Middle English senatour < Anglo-French < Latin senātor]
sen′a•tor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.senator - a member of a senatesenator - a member of a senate      
legislator - someone who makes or enacts laws
state senator - a member of a state senate
Translations
سيناتور: عُضو مَجْلِس الشُّيوخ الأمريكيعُضو في مَجلِس الشُّيوخ في روما
senátor-ka
senator
szenátor
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senator

senator

[ˈsenɪtəʳ] N (Pol) → senador(a) m/f CONGRESS

senator

[ˈsɛnətər] nsénateur/trice m/f

senator

nSenator(in) m(f); (as address) → Herr Senator/Frau Senatorin

senator

[ˈsɛnɪtəʳ] n (Pol) → senatore/trice

senate

(ˈsenət) noun
1. a lawmaking body, especially the upper house of the parliament in some countries.
2. in ancient Rome, the chief legislative and administrative body.
ˈsenator noun
1. (sometimes abbreviated to Sen. in titles) a member of a lawmaking senate. Senator Smith.
2. a member of a Roman senate.
References in classic literature ?
Many persons withdrew from the circle, noticing the senator's sarcastic smile and the freedom of Pierre's remarks.
(He was well acquainted with the senator, but thought it necessary on this occasion to address him formally.) "Though I don't agree with the gentleman..." (he hesitated: he wished to say, "Mon tres honorable preopinant"- "My very honorable opponent") "with the gentleman...
After some talk with my father it was decided, mainly by myself, I suspect, that I should leave the printing-office and study law; and it was arranged with the United States Senator who lived in our village, and who was at home from Washington for the summer, that I was to come into his office.
I did not regret it, but I had made my change of front in the public eye, and I felt that it put me at a certain disadvantage with my fellow- citizens; as for the Senator, whose office I had forsaken, I met him now and then in the street, without trying to detain him, and once when he came to the printing-office for his paper we encountered at a point where we could not help speaking.
The light of the cheerful fire shone on the rug and carpet of a cosey parlor, and glittered on the sides of the tea-cups and well-brightened tea-pot, as Senator Bird was drawing off his boots, preparatory to inserting his feet in a pair of new handsome slippers, which his wife had been working for him while away on his senatorial tour.
And the senator smiled, as if he rather liked the idea of considering himself a sacrifice to his country.
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the legislature thereof, for six Years; and each Senator shall have one Vote.
No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.
He likewise directed, "that every senator in the great council of a nation, after he had delivered his opinion, and argued in the defence of it, should be obliged to give his vote directly contrary; because if that were done, the result would infallibly terminate in the good of the public."
The number of senators, and the duration of their appointment, come next to be considered.
Now he divides the inhabitants into two parts, husbandmen and soldiers, and from these he select a third part who are to be senators and govern the city; but he has not said whether or no the husbandman and artificer shall have any or what share in the government, or whether they shall have arms, and join with the others in war, or not.
It is in these words: "The TIMES, PLACES, and MANNER of holding elections for senators and representatives shall be prescribed in each State by the legislature thereof; but the Congress may, at any time, by law, make or alter SUCH REGULATIONS, except as to the PLACES of choosing senators."[1] This provision has not only been declaimed against by those who condemn the Constitution in the gross, but it has been censured by those who have objected with less latitude and greater moderation; and, in one instance it has been thought exceptionable by a gentleman who has declared himself the advocate of every other part of the system.