plural kings-in-council
often capitalized K&C
: the British monarch acting with the advice and consent of the privy council usually as a formal means of giving legal effect to cabinet decisions
used when the British monarch is a king
executive decisions are reached by the king-in-council

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“King-in-council.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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