Journey in Life: 07/01/15

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

"Privy Council" nghĩa là gì?

Photo credit: spectator.co.uk.

'Privy Council' có từ privy là riêng tư, kín, bí mật; và cụm từ này nghĩa là hội đồng cố vấn (cho một nhà lãnh đạo; a body of advisers or private counselors appointed by a sovereign or a governor general (now chiefly on an honorary basis and including present and former government ministers)), ngoài ra còn có nghĩa là Hội đồng cơ mật Hoàng gia Anh.

Ví dụ
Why has David Cameron appointed his chum (bạn thân) Ed Llewellyn to the Privy Council?

Information commissioner (ủy viên) Suzanne Legault concludes that the Privy Council Office, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's own department, needs to regularly audit (kiểm toán thường xuyên) whether emails and other records are being erased (xóa) improperly (không đúng, không phải phép) — and should make those audits public.

The young cleric’s mediation between these contending royals won him a recommendation to Rome for a cardinal’s hat; when given it, he became the highest-ranking member of the King’s privy council.

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