- the smaller upper assembly in the US, US states, France, and other countries；the governing body of a university or college.
noun: senate, plural noun: senates
- 1. the smaller upper assembly in the US, US states, France, and other countries:
the senate must ratify any treaty with a two-thirds majority
- 2. the governing body of a university or college.
- 3. the state council of the ancient Roman republic and empire, which shared legislative power with the popular assemblies, administration with the magistrates, and judicial power with the knights.
- n.the smaller upper assembly in the US Congress, most US states, France, and other countries:
- the senate must ratify any treaty with a two-thirds majority
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...的說法是要加 a, 像: Time to Drive a Stake through the Senate Amnesty Bill (出自 http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?...
September 17, 1787 Senate Created As an institution, the Senate...would likely have been no Constitution, no Senate, and no United States as we know it today...
Senate floor 參議院議堂發言講台 (區) Sen. McConnell delivered a speech on the Senate floor ... = Sen. McConnell delivered a Senate...參議員McConnell 在議堂演說即可，不用聲明在講堂.因為要發言得上台. 2014-01-18 23:43:10 補充： McConnell is a senator. He makes speech on the Senate floor, not on the House floor.