coun


coun
abbreviation
1. council
2. counsel

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • coun|ty — coun|ty1 «KOWN tee», noun, plural ties. 1. one of the districts into which a state of the United States (except Louisiana and Alaska) is divided for purposes of local government. These purposes may include taxes, courts, public works and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coun — ac·coun·tan·cy; back·coun·try; coun; coun·cil·lor; coun·cil·lor·ship; coun·cil·man; coun·cil·man·ic; coun·sel·able; coun·sel·ee; coun·sel·or; coun·te·nanc·er; coun·ter·act; coun·ter·ac·tant; coun·ter·act·ing·ly; coun·ter·action; coun·ter·agent;… …   English syllables

  • COUN — abbr. Counsellor …   Dictionary of abbreviations

  • coun·ty — /ˈkaʊnti/ noun, pl ties [count] : an area of a state or country that is larger than a city and has its own government to deal with local matters the largest school district in the county often used before another noun the county sheriff a county… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coun Douly Rankin — Coun Douly (Condulli) Rankin (ca 1774 – February 4, 1852) was a Scottish born army officer and political figure in Prince Edward Island. He represented Queens County in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1806 to 1812. He was… …   Wikipedia

  • coun´ter|ac´tion — coun|ter|act «KOWN tuhr AKT», transitive verb. to act against; hinder or defeat by contrary action: »to counteract a fever with aspirin, counteract adverse publicity. A hot bath and a hot drink will sometimes counteract chills. SYNONYM(S):… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coun|ter|act — «KOWN tuhr AKT», transitive verb. to act against; hinder or defeat by contrary action: »to counteract a fever with aspirin, counteract adverse publicity. A hot bath and a hot drink will sometimes counteract chills. SYNONYM(S): counterbalance.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coun|ter|point — coun|ter|point1 «KOWN tuhr POYNT», noun, verb. –n. 1. a melody added to another as an accompaniment. 2. the art of adding melodies to a given melody according to fixed rules. 3. the style of musical composition resulting from the way in which… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coun´ter|punch´er — coun|ter|punch «KOWN tuhr PUHNCH», noun, verb. –n. a punch in return for another; counterblow. –v.i. to deliver a counterpunch: »When psychoanalysis was first becoming the rage, James Thurber counterpunched with a delicious essay…called “Leave… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coun|ter|punch — «KOWN tuhr PUHNCH», noun, verb. –n. a punch in return for another; counterblow. –v.i. to deliver a counterpunch: »When psychoanalysis was first becoming the rage, James Thurber counterpunched with a delicious essay…called “Leave Your Mind Alone”… …   Useful english dictionary


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