unit 4 vocab executive branch

unit 4 vocab executive branch

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Term Definition
administration the process or activity of running a business, organization
ambassador a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity
biennial a diplomatic official of the highest rank sent by a government to represent it on a temporary mission, as for negotiating a treaty.
budget particular amount of money
bureaucracy decisions made by state officials
cabinet an important group of policy advisers to the president
checks and balances the system that gives each of the 3 branches of government ways to limit the powers of the other 2
commision a group of people appointed to a certain job by local government
commute reduce (a judicial sentence, especially a sentence of death) to one less severe.
diplomacy the relation and communication carried out between countries
electoral college a body of people representing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.

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