a council having the highest executive authority.
a council appointed to give advice to the head of a government.
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How to use executive council in a sentence
Weingarten announced that the AFT executive council had endorsed her call for a return to school, as well as a vision for how to improve education as the system begins to recover from the pandemic.Teachers union chief calls for full return to school this fall | Laura Meckler | May 13, 2021 | Washington Post
He also was named to the Group executive council (GEC) as head of Fiat Brand and CMO for Fiat in September 2011.
The second was, that the executive council should be responsible in the same way that the cabinet was in this country.
He then proceeded to act, by adding three Reformers to his executive council, making the total number six.
By this means the executive council was brought into unison with the majority of the house of assembly.
The governor is assisted by an executive council and by a nominated legislative council, which consists of at least three members.
He is assisted by an executive council of three official and three unofficial members.
British Dictionary definitions for Executive Council
(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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