council of ministers

noun phrase

often capitalized C&M

Examples of council of ministers in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Henry and his council of ministers will need to sign off on the deal in order to publish the ordinance establishing the transitional body in the country’s official gazette, Le Moniteur. Jacqueline Charles, Miami Herald, 8 Apr. 2024 The opposition alliance has wasted no time in declaring its readiness to form a government, led by Donald Tusk, a former prime minister and head of the EU’s council of ministers, who heads the centrist Civic Coalition party. Ned Temko, The Christian Science Monitor, 26 Oct. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of council of ministers was in 1848

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“Council of ministers.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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