What does triumvirate mean?

Definitions for triumviratetraɪˈʌm vər ɪt, -vəˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. triumvirate(noun)

    a group of three men responsible for public administration or civil authority


  1. triumvirate(Noun)

    A group or association of three, especially three statesmen.

  2. Origin: From triumviratus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Triumvirate(noun)

    government by three in coalition or association; the term of such a government

  2. Triumvirate(noun)

    a coalition or association of three in office or authority; especially, the union of three men who obtained the government of the Roman empire


  1. Triumvirate

    A triumvirate is a political regime dominated by three powerful individuals, each a triumvir. The arrangement can be formal or informal, and though the three are usually equal on paper, in reality this is rarely the case. The term can also be used to describe a state with three different military leaders who all claim to be the sole leader.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of triumvirate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of triumvirate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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