advice and consent

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Noun1.advice and consent - a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-makingadvice and consent - a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making
Constitution of the United States, U.S. Constitution, United States Constitution, US Constitution, Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
locution, saying, expression - a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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