- a body of advisers appointed by a sovereign or a Governor General (now chiefly on an honorary basis and including present and former government ministers).；a sovereign's or Governor General's private counsellors.
noun: Privy Council, plural noun: Privy Councils
- (in the UK) a court made up of members of the House of Lords and others, which considers ...
- a body of advisers or private counselors appointed by a sovereign or a governor general (now ...
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