Definition of "triumvir" [tri•um•vir]

  • One of three men sharing public administration or civil authority in ancient Rome. (noun)
  • One of three people sharing public administration or civil authority. (noun)

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Use "triumvir" in a sentence
  • "Reportedly Phillips was sandbagged, gulled into believing that ex-HP CEO Mark Hurd was going to come into Oracle as some kind of triumvir alongside him and his fellow president"
  • "Eveh tr’Anierh was what, in the language she had recently begun practicing to think in again after a brief hiatus, would have been called a triumvir."
  • "a "triumvir," joined the senators in planning his ruin."