tribunate

tribunate

[trib-yuh-nit, -neyt, trih-byoo-nit, -neyt]
noun
1.
the office of tribune.
2.
a body of tribunes.

Origin:
1540–50; < Latin tribūnātus the office of a tribune. See tribune1, -ate3

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tribunate or tribuneship (ˈtrɪbjʊnɪt)
 
n
the office or rank of a tribune
 
tribuneship or tribuneship
 
n

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