tribunate[trib′yo̵̅o̅ nit, -nāt′]
tribunate definition by Webster's New World
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the rank, office, or authority of a tribune
Origin: French tribunat ; from Classical Latin tribunatus
tribunate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The rank, office, dignity, or authority of a tribune.