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privy council

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privy council

noun

Definition of PRIVY COUNCIL

1
archaic :  a secret or private council
2
capitalized P&C :  a body of officials and dignitaries chosen by the British monarch as an advisory council to the Crown usually functioning through its committees
3
:  a usually appointive advisory council to an executive
privy councillor noun

First Known Use of PRIVY COUNCIL

14th century

Rhymes with PRIVY COUNCIL

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