HyperDic: advice_and_consent

English > 1 sense of the expression advice and consent:
NOUNcommunicationadvice and consenta legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's / President's powers of appointment and treaty-making
English > advice and consent: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's / President's powers of appointment and treaty-making .
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Part ofUnited States Constitution, U.S. Constitution, US Constitution, Constitution, Constitution of the United StatesThe constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
Broadersaying, expression, locutionA word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations

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