Definition of Executive council

1. Noun. A council that shares the supreme executive power.

Generic synonyms: Council

Lexicographical Neighbors of Executive Council

execution of instrument
execution sale
execution speed
execution style
executional peak
executive agency
executive branch
executive clemency
executive committee
executive committees
executive council (current term)
executive department
executive director
executive ego function
executive ego functions
executive mansion
executive officer
executive order
executive producer
executive program
executive routine
executive secretary
executive session
executive vice president

Literary usage of Executive council

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1919)
"MEETING OF THE executive council AND POSTPONEMENT OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE SOCIETY In the absence abroad of the Chairman and several members of the ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Society of International Law at Its ... Annual by American Society of International Law (1921)
"MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE executive council Saturday, April 30, 1921 Pursuant to adjournment on April 28th, the executive council of the American ..."

3. Governments and Parties in Continental Europe by Abbott Lawrence Lowell (1896)
"When the executive council is elected by the people, the canton is never divided into districts for the purpose, but the members are all chosen on one ..."

4. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"of the Society on the recommendation of the executive council. Honorary members shall have all the privileges of membership but shall be exempt from the ..."

5. New Zealand Official Yearbook by New Zealand Dept. of Statistics (1904)
"Members of the executive council travelling within the colony on public ... The executive council now consists of :— His Excellency the GOVERNOR presiding. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"P. Hay, American Museum of Natural History; executive council, Professor Bashford Dean, of Columbia University; Professor Loomis, of Amherst College; ..."

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