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Privy Council

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPrivy CouncilˌPrivy ˈCouncil noun   the Privy CouncilPrivy Councillor noun [countable]
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Privy CouncilThese proposals have been approved by special general meetings of both institutes, and now only await Privy Council approval.In 1562 and again in 1566 the Privy Council urged Elizabeth in vain to marry and secure the succession.Freedoms may also be suspended by Emergency Regulations promulgated by the Privy Council during a national emergency.The petitioner applied to the Court of Appeal for leave to appeal to the Privy Council.In July, for example, five Catholics were appointed to the Privy Council.
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