Definition of Executive session

1. Noun. A session (usually of a legislative body) that is closed to the public.

Exact synonyms: Closed Session
Generic synonyms: Session

Lexicographical Neighbors of Executive Session

executive clemency
executive committee
executive committees
executive council
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 (current term)
executive vice president
executor-heir relation
executorial trustee
executory interest
executory interests

Literary usage of Executive session

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

1. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1892)
"THE PRESIDENT : This being an executive session, it is desired that all who are not active members and all who have not as yet presented their credentials ..."

2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1888)
"AN executive session. I have other important matters to lay before you, but as I do not know whether you desire to make them public, I would recommend that ..."

3. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate, House of representatives, United States, Congress (1905)
"... residing on the Onondaga Reservation, reported the same to the Senate for confirmation. The Senate went into open executive session, and after some ..."

4. Journal by Texas Legislature. Senate, Legislature, United States Congress. Senate, Texas State Library, Texas (1914)
"executive session POSTPONED. The time, 3 o'clock p. in., having arrived for the Senate to go into executive session, which time had been set for the Senate ..."

5. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate, United States Congress. Senate (1876)
"... of the second named bill, which report was agreed to, and the same ordered engrossed for a third reading. The Senate then went into executive session; ..."

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