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  • n. Plural form of triumvirate.

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  • Questionable though it may have seemed at the time, it was certainly followed, for whatever reason, by the kind of stability that such triumvirates are known for.

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  • Such triumvirates have operated effectively throughout history, from the First Roman Triumvirate (Julius Caesar, Pompeius Magnus (aka “Pompey”) and Marcus Crassus), which, upon the death of Crassus led to a civil war between the remaining two factions, the end of which represented the defacto end of the Roman Republic.

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  • Mr. Bewkes has often appointed triumvirates to run divisions of the company rather than a single executive.

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  • YACHT, See Mystery LightsVaguely cultish electronic song that's full of new-age sentiments ( "It may come as a surprise/But we have been not alone") as good as cryptic notions about almighty hold up as good as mysterious triumvirates, yet do not let that shock you.

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  • The threesome looked forward, both sonically—even today, how many drums/tenor saxophone/guitar triumvirates do you know?

    A Sudden Void at the Vanguard

  • We take up later chapter 8 the primary causes of market disruptions, but first we turn attention in chapter 2 to a deeper analysis of the triumvirates that dominate or that are in the process of forming in major industries throughout the free markets of the world economy.

    The Rule of Three

  • Except that triumvirates in the original context had been directly elected by the citizenry—poor, rigged examples of democracy though those ancient elections had been.

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

  • The project of triumvirates they could not endorse, both for other reasons and because all the leading members of the

    The History of the Fabian Society

  • Triumvirates followed the junta into power; supreme directors alternated with triumvirates; and constituent assemblies came and went.

    Hispanic Nations of the New World; a chronicle of our southern neighbors

  • The two triumvirates, moreover, consisted of giants -- Carey, Marshman, and Ward abroad; Fuller, Sutcliff, and Ryland at home.

    Life of William Carey

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