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septemvirate

sep·tem·vi·rate
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [sep-tem-ver-it, -vuh-reyt]
    • /sɛpˈtɛm vər ɪt, -vəˌreɪt/
    • /septˈemvɪrˌeɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sep-tem-ver-it, -vuh-reyt]
    • /sɛpˈtɛm vər ɪt, -vəˌreɪt/

Definitions of septemvirate word

  • noun septemvirate the ruling body of septemvirs. 1
  • noun septemvirate the office or rule of this body. 1
  • noun septemvirate a group, predominantly a governing body, consisting of seven men 0
  • noun septemvirate the office or position of a septemvir 0

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Origin of septemvirate

First appearance:

before 1630
One of the 42% oldest English words
From the Latin word septemvirātus, dating back to 1630-40. See septemvir, -ate3

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Parts of speech for Septemvirate

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

septemvirate popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

septemvirate usage trend in Literature

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