What does advice and consent mean?

advice and consent meaning in General Dictionary

a legal phrase in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's abilities of appointment and treaty-making

Sentence Examples with the word advice and consent

This loss of clerical prestige has been due in no small degree to the increasing habit of dispensing with a form of installation, and of substituting for a permanent pastorate, instituted with the advice and consent of a council, an engagement to serve as a minister for a fixed term of one or more years.

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