plural governors-general-in-council or governor-generals-in-council
: 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-councilAlexander Brady

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“Governor-general-in-council.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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