executive council

noun

Definition of executive council

1 : a council constituted to advise or share in the functions of a political executive
2 : a council that exercises supreme executive power

Examples of executive council in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Following the dominoes, Pappas’s seat for Congress would then likely attract candidates who could leave positions on the state senate and executive council to run. BostonGlobe.com, 9 Nov. 2021 The Tampa Bay Rays have received permission from Major League Baseball’s executive council to explore a plan that could see the team split its home games between the Tampa Bay area and Montreal. Jared Diamond, WSJ, 8 Oct. 2021 The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association executive council brought the proposal to the state football committee, which is composed of representatives from nine districts, earlier this month. Tim Schwartz, baltimoresun.com, 28 Sep. 2021 Matt Nix, vice president and communications chair of the District 207 Education Association, said the union’s executive council leadership team plans to discuss the governor’s mandate before releasing a statement. Jennifer Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 30 Aug. 2021 Her address came after a unanimous vote from the union's executive council approving her message for the fall. Collin Binkley, Star Tribune, 13 May 2021 Iowa’s results were subject to a recount and then certified by the state’s executive council. Matt Ford, The New Republic, 22 Mar. 2021 Dave Wilson, president and executive council of the Palmetto Family Council, said Pence's appearance helps remind South Carolinians about their state's unique role in picking presidents. Ed O'keefe, CBS News, 9 Mar. 2021 At its executive council meeting last week, the California Labor Federation, an umbrella group for 1,200 unions in the state, tabled a motion to publicly oppose the recall effort. Taryn Luna, Los Angeles Times, 27 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of executive council

1775, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of executive council was in 1775

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17 Nov 2021

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“Executive council.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/executive%20council. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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