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the Privy Council

noun [S, + sing/pl verb] uk   us  
in the UK, a group of people of high rank in politics who sometimes advise the king or queen but who have little power
Privy Councillor
noun [C] uk   us  
Translations of “the Privy Council”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國的)樞密院…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国的)枢密院…
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