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privy council

Translation of privy council in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (in UK) the privy council[ comité asesor del monarca integrado por personas de reconocido prestigio ]
    Example sentences
    • The Privy Council is an unelected body; constitutionally it is answerable only to the reigning monarch.
    • The reference by the Prime Minister to the Privy Council is merely a sop to overactive consciences.
    • I have noted that there have been no appointments to the Privy Council in terms of members of this House.

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