council - counsel


council - counsel
'council'
Council is a noun. A council is a group of people who run a local area such as a town, city, or county.

...Wiltshire County Council.

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Some other groups of people who run organizations are also called Councils.

...the Arts Council.

...the British Council of Churches.

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'counsel'
Counsel is usually used as a verb. If you counsel someone, you give them advice about their problems.

Part of her work is to counsel families when problems arise.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Council — may refer to: Contents 1 In politics 2 In other fields 3 In United States geography 4 See also In politics …   Wikipedia

  • council — coun‧cil [ˈkaʊnsl] noun [countable] 1. a group of people that are chosen to make rules, laws, or decisions, or to give advice: • the council for civil liberties ˈworks ˌcouncil HUMAN RESOURCES an organization in a company where employers and… …   Financial and business terms

  • Council — ist das englische Wort für Rat; Ratsversammlung, Kollegium, Gemeinderat/Stadtrat oder (im Kontext der römisch katholischen Kirche) Konzil der Name von Floyd Council (1911–1976), US amerikanischer Blues Gitarrist, Mandolinenspieler und Sänger Orte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Council — coun·cil / kau̇n səl/ n: a governmental body: as a: a group elected as a legislative body city council b: an administrative body council on aging c: an executive body whose members are equal in power and authority co …   Law dictionary

  • Council —   [kaʊnsl, englisch] der, s/ s, mehrköpfiges Beratungsorgan, Ratsversammlung auf allen Regierungs und Verwaltungsstufen. In Großbritannien Cabinet Council, Kabinettsrat, Privy Council, geheimer Staatsrat der Krone (hat nur noch Bedeutung als… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Council — Council, ID U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 816 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Council, ID — U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 816 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Council — (engl., spr. kaunßĭl), Beratung, Ratsversammlung; c. of foreign bondholders, eins der bedeutendsten und angesehensten Geldinstitute in London; Cabinet c., Kabinettsrat; Privy c., der englische Geheime Rat, der neben dem Kabinett ohne besondern… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Council — (engl., spr. kaunßĭl), Beratung, Ratsversammlung. Cabinet C., der engl. Kabinettsrat. Privy C., Geheimer Rat, neben dem Kabinett aus hervorragenden, von der Krone gewählten Männern gebildet. County C., die 1888 begründeten Provinzialvertretungen …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • council — [n] people assembled for purpose assembly, board, body, brain trust*, cabinet, chamber, clan, committee, conclave, confab*, conference, congregation, congress, convention, convocation, diet, directorate, gang, gathering, governing body,… …   New thesaurus

  • council — noun 1 local or national government ADJECTIVE ▪ executive, governing, ruling, state ▪ national ▪ legislative ▪ local …   Collocations dictionary


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