at Her Majesty's pleasure



Prepositional phraseEdit

at Her Majesty's pleasure

  1. (law, of a position supposedly granted or imposed by a queen) indefinitely
    The Governor serves at Her Majesty's pleasure.
    The murderer was imprisoned at Her Majesty's pleasure.

Coordinate termsEdit

  • at His Majesty's pleasure
  • at the Governor's pleasure
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