(a.) Of or pertaining to the Roman patres (fathers) or senators, or patricians.
(a.) Of, pertaining to, or appropriate to, a person of high birth; noble; not plebeian.
(n.) Originally, a member of any of the families constituting the populus Romanus, or body of Roman citizens, before the development of the plebeian order; later, one who, by right of birth or by special privilege conferred, belonged to the nobility.
(n.) A person of high birth; a nobleman.
(n.) One familiar with the works of the Christian Fathers; one versed in patristic lore.
(1) Yet unlike his fellow ex-Bullingdon men and Tory patricians, Cameron and London mayor Boris Johnson, Osborne does not make a consistent effort to play down his privilege or make it endearing.
(2) There must have been people who told him he was too patrician, too intelligent, as well as too old to break through in America.
(3) These patrician warnings that Corbyn only serves to drag Labour backwards serve to make me, as a young voter, feel patronised and unwanted.
(4) Most crucial of all, the patrician Tory moderates were diluted and eventually driven from power.
(5) And producers have given up on the [old BBC] patrician thing, the vision thing.
(6) This second population segment lived between the 12th and 18th century and belonged to a lower social class than the patricians from Worb.
(7) But, disliking the patrician RADA accents, she set off for America by walking to Liverpool.
(8) As his friends have been quick to point out, it was an outcome that reflected well on Profumo's patrician sense of duty and decency: few modern politicians would have the courage to follow his example.
(9) --In the last quarter of the nineteenth century, Lausanne had to assert its own position between the patrician power of Bern, meanwhile elevated to federal capital, and industrious Geneva.
(10) It would be lazy and unreasonable to brand the 6,200 or so voting Academy members as bigots, yet their choices – and the choices made available to them – are shaped by a largely white, patrician hegemony in Hollywood’s executive suites.
(11) Following a crushing 61 to 20 defeat in the upper house, she will be replaced for the remaining two years and four months of her term by Michel Temer, a centre-right patrician who was among the leaders of the campaign against his former running mate .
(12) That may have been more indicative of a clunky attempt to fuse the supposed cost of living crisis with recent events than any deep thought but still, to a lot of people it will have sounded like a patrician voice, apparently unaware that working-class people think about much more than their own lot and have just as strong feelings about the state and democracy as the residents of upscale neighbourhoods in London.
(13) She recalls one lunch with a literary editor of the Times who "got there and said [she puts on a patrician drawl]: 'I told all the girls in the office I'm going out with a Virago today!'
(14) In Le Carré’s book Burr was a patrician gent in the mould of George Smiley.
(15) There are many reasons why this will no longer wash. Those days of deference to patrician authority are over, and probably for the better.
(16) One critic shrewdly observed that Robinson exemplified the meritocratic arrogance that had replaced the patrician version.
(17) Though both are gaffe-prone, Eurosceptic populists, quietly scornful of Cameron's patrician reserve, Hutchings's fiery brand makes Johnson's sound quite thoughtful.
(18) For Hoggart, humane reading and humane education and humane culture and society should be open to everyone, and he deeply deplored those who saw themselves as privileged, not least the patrician William Rees-Mogg who, as chairman of the Arts Council, took it for granted that his journeys from London to his Somerset home and back should be provided by an Arts Council-funded chauffeur-driven car.
(19) But he enjoys the advantage of incumbency and a patrician-like reputation in Colorado.
(20) Cameron, who cultivates an image of middle class normality, will be horrified at the way the episode links him to a lethal cocktail of urban journalistic cynicism, patrician country pursuits, police corruption and Downing Street evasion.
(n.) A member of a senate.
(n.) A member of the king's council; a king's councilor.
(1) Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who is also seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, recently proposed a bill that would ease the financial burden of prescription drugs on elderly Americans by allowing Medicare, the national social health insurance program, to negotiate with the pharmaceutical companies to keep prices down.
(2) Of the five committees asked to develop bills, four have completed their work, and the Senate Finance Committee announced today that it will move forward next week.
(3) Now, as the Senate takes up a weakened House bill along with the House's strengthened backdoor-proof amendment, it's time to put focus back on sweeping reform.
(4) Mike Enzi of Wyoming A senior senator from Wyoming, Enzi worked for the Department of Interior and the private Black Hills Corporation before being elected to Congress.
(5) That’s a criticism echoed by Democrats in the Senate, who issued a report earlier this month criticising Republicans for passing sweeping legislation in July to combat addiction , the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (Cara), but refusing to fund it.
(6) If we’re waiting around for the Democratic version to sail through here, or the Republican version to sail through here, all those victims who are waiting for us to do something will wait for days, months, years, forever and we won’t get anything done.” Senator Bill Nelson, whose home state of Florida is still reeling from the Orlando shooting, said he felt morally obligated to return to his constituents with results.
(7) They include two leading Republican hopefuls for the presidential race in 2016, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio; three of them enjoy A+ rankings from the NRA and a further eight are listed A. Rand Paul of Kentucky The junior senator's penchant for filibusters became famous during his nearly 13-hour speech against the use unmanned drones, and he is one of three senators who sent an initial missive to Reid , warning him of another verbose round.
(8) The eight senators, including the incoming ranking member Mark Warner of Virginia, wrote to Barack Obama to request he declassify relevant intelligence on the election.
(9) Jubilant Democrats are eyeing so-called “red states” such as Georgia and Utah and expanding their ambitions to take both the Senate and House .
(10) Environmental campaigners had been apprehensive about the chances of the Senate ratifying a new international treaty – a successor to the Kyoto protocol – to combat global warming unless a consensus had already been reached on Capitol Hill.
(11) Ben Bernanke's testimony to the Senate: from here onwards .
(12) The Rhode Island Democrat got his start in national politics in 1999 when he was appointed to the Senate as a Republican after his father’s death.
(13) Bongbong Marcos won a Senate position in 2010, the first time since his father’s demise that a family member had won a nationally elected post.
(14) The day it opened in the US, three senators – senate select committee on intelligence chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, Carl Levin and John McCain – released a letter of protest to Sony Pictures's CEO, citing their committee's 6,000-page classified report on interrogation tactics and calling on him "to state that the role of torture in the hunt for Osama bin Laden is not based on the facts, but rather part of the film's fictional narrative".
(15) April 17, 2013 The third floor isn't doing so well either: Rebecca Berg (@rebeccagberg) Capitol police email Senate offices: Police "are responding to a suspicious envelope on the third floor of the Hart Senate Office Building."
(16) Hagan’s defeat came as a shock and a heavy blow for the Democratic party in North Carolina, a purple state that now has no Democratic senator or governor for the first time in 30 years.
(17) Senators Ron Wyden and Angus King Tweeted their support.
(18) The Pentagon leadership suggested to a Senate panel on Tuesday that US ground troops may directly join Iraqi forces in combat against the Islamic State (Isis), despite US president Barack Obama’s repeated public assurances against US ground combat in the latest Middle Eastern war.
(19) Macfarlane’s defection would increase the number of Nationals MPs and senators from 21 to 22.
(20) The Florida senator on Wednesday signed on to legislation that would delay the implementation of the sweeping surveillance reforms passed by Congress under the USA Freedom Act.