executive council

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executive council

1. A council that advises or assists a political executive.
2. A council having the highest executive power or authority.
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Executive Council

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Australia and New Zealand) a body consisting of ministers of the Crown presided over by the Governor or Governor-General that formally approves Cabinet decisions, etc
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Noun1.Executive Council - a council that shares the supreme executive powerexecutive council - a council that shares the supreme executive power
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
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