tribunate [trib-yuh-nit, -neyt, trih-byoo-nit, -neyt] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. the office of tribune.
  2. a body of tribunes.

Origin of tribunate First recorded in 1540–50, tribunate is from the Latin word tribūnātus the office of a tribune. See tribune1, -ate3 Examples from the Web for tribunate Historical Examples of tribunate

  • The political disturbance of the times between the tribunate of Tib.

    The Roman Poets of the Republic

    William Young Sellar

  • Commencement of the disturbances under the tribunate of Tib.

    A Manual of Ancient History

    A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

  • It was divided into council, tribunate, legislature, and senate.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • In 1801 he was made a member of the Tribunate, and in 1805 a senator.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 2


  • He easily appointed the Senators, but it was different with the Tribunate.

    Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete

    Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne

  • British Dictionary definitions for tribunate tribunate tribuneship noun

    1. the office or rank of a tribune

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