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[doo-uhm-ver, dyoo-] /duˈʌm vər, dyu-/

noun, plural duumvirs, duumviri
[doo-uhm-vuh-rahy] /duˈʌm vəˌraɪ/ (Show IPA). Roman History.
one of two officers or magistrates jointly exercising the same public function.
noun (pl) -virs, -viri (-vɪˌriː)
(Roman history) one of two coequal magistrates or officers
either of two men who exercise a joint authority


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