governor–general–in–council

noun

Definition of governor–general–in–council

plural

governors–general–in–council

or

governor–generals–in–council

  1. :  the governor-general in a member nation of the British Commonwealth acting with the advice and consent of the nation's Privy Council usually as a formal means of giving legal effect to cabinet decisions in South Africa … all provincial ordinances must be assented to by the governor-general-in-council — Alexander Brady

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