Synonyms of 'council'
a group meeting for discussion or consultationThe city council has voted almost unanimously in favour of the proposal.
a legislative or advisory bodyThe powers of the King had been handed over temporarily to a council of ministers.
the joint sessions of the two parliamentary houses
The Bangladesh parliament has approved the policy.
A lot has changed since the party congress.
The radically-changed Cabinet of the Prime Minister includes eight new ministers.
He disclosed that his ministry gave funds to parties in Namibia.
The Diet has time to discuss the bill only until the 10th November.
She waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
the main political chamber of the Slovenian parliament
I flew to Boston to attend the annual convention of the Parapsychological Association.
In the US, Nato defence ministers have just ended a lengthy conclave.
a convocation of bishops
The president summoned the state governors to a conference on education.
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in the sense of assembly
a number of people gathered together for a meetingShe waited until quiet settled on the assembly.
hui (New Zealand),
runanga (New Zealand)
in the sense of board
any other official group, such as examiners or interviewersthe US National Transportation Safety Board
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