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executive session Syllabification: ex·ec·u·tive ses·sion
Pronunciation: /iɡˈzekyədiv/ /eɡˈzekyədiv ˈseSHən/

Definition of executive session in English:


A meeting, especially a private one, of a legislative body for executive business.
Example sentences
  • If he needs to address classified or otherwise confidential national security matters, that can be accommodated in a closed executive session, for these committees regularly receive highly classified information.
  • Congressional committees drafted and approved legislation in executive sessions.
  • He said the executive session meeting was ‘separate’ from the regular board meeting, which was adjourned.
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