Definition of exco in English:


nounplural noun excos

  • A group of people appointed or elected as the decision-making body of an organization.

    ‘the exco expressed its support for the request’
    • ‘The exco also called for enforcement of the club licensing regulations.’
    • ‘A party that has no exco, no structure and no secretariat in Delta State wants to win an election.’
    • ‘Meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, the 12-member exco supported the compliance committee's recommendation.’
    • ‘Earlier this year, the city mayor expressed anger when the issue was debated at an exco meeting.’
    • ‘He was responding to a question on whether any exco member would be dropped and new members added to the lineup.’
    • ‘The administration and the palace have been in open disagreement of late over the reshuffle of the state exco, which took place despite the federal Cabinet's understanding that this would not happen.’
    • ‘Barry resigned, leaving exco with eight members, four of whom were elected in the past 12 months.’
    • ‘If this were a company, the exco would be forced to resign for incompetence, financial losses, PR damage and negligence.’
    • ‘The deputy mayor said all exco meetings should be closed to opposition parties, as well as the media, irrespective of the nature of the discussion.’
    • ‘Tien said on Tuesday that an exco comprising members from all major parties would facilitate governance.’



/ˈekskō/ /ˈɛkskoʊ/


1970s blend of executive and committee or council.