probouleutic

probouleutic

(ˌprəʊbʊˈljuːtɪk)
adj
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) relating to the Athenian council, which discussed matters before submitting them to the general assembly
2. (Historical Terms) relating to the Athenian council, which discussed matters before submitting them to the general assembly
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She notes in examining Elizabeth's marriage negotiations with the Duke of Anjou, for example, that the queen did not instruct the privy council to "debate the policy only elements for its realization" and appointed personnel, all of whom were privy councilors, to a "probouleutic group" to undertake the policymaking role (35-36).