duumvirate[do̵̅o̅ um′vi rit, dyo̵̅o̅-]
duumvirate definition by Webster's New World
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- governmental position or authority held jointly by two persons
- two such persons
Origin: Classical Latin duumviratus: see duumvir and amp; -ate
duumvirate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Any of various two-man executive boards in the Roman Republic.
- A regime or partnership of two persons.