executive session

noun

Definitions of executive session

a meeting that only people that are members of a particular organization can attend (unless they have been invited), usually one held in secret

The agenda includes a possible vote to go into executive session concerning an issue pending with a federal lawsuit against the sheriff's office.

time given during the US Senate's daily meetings during which nominations, treaties, and other items that must be introduced by the executive (eg the US President) are discussed

The matter shall be considered in closed executive session.