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or′der-in-coun′cil(n.)(pl.)or•ders-in-coun•cil.

  1. (in Great Britain and other Commonwealth countries) a decree or regulation passed by a federal or provincial cabinet under the authority of the sovereign.

    Category: Canada/Canadian

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  1. order-in-council(Noun)

    In some Commonwealth parliamentary systems, a legally-enforceable decree by the executive branch of a government.

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