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English definition of “executive privilege”

executive privilege

noun [U]  /ɪɡˈzek·jə·t̬ɪv ˈprɪv·ə·lɪdʒ, ˈprɪv·lɪdʒ/
politics & government, politics & government the principle that a president or other important executive official should not have to tell protected information to others
(Definition of executive privilege from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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