Definition of senator noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsenətə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsenətər//
(also Senator) (abbreviation Sen.)
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a member of a senate Senator McCarthy She has served as a Democratic senator for North Carolina since 2009. Word OriginMiddle English (denoting a member of the ancient Roman senate): from Old French senateur, from Latin senator, from senex ‘old man’.Extra examples He was pilloried by his fellow Senators. In 1988 he became a US Senator. We’ll talk to two key senators on the Intelligence Committee. Write your senators and congressmen urging them to protect the US constitution. a Republican state senator the former US Senator, James Hurley He was elected senator for Pennsylvania in 2004. I would like to thank Senator Kelman for his warm welcome. She is a widely-respected moderate Republican senator from Kansas. The campaign is headed by former US Senator, James Wiseman. There was a visit to the area by a delegation of senior US senators.
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