Definitions for Councilˈkaʊn səl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Council
a body serving in an administrative capacity
(Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
a meeting of people for consultation
A committee that leads or governs (e.g. city council, student council)
discussion or deliberation
Origin: From cuncile, from concile, from concilium
an assembly of men summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, or advice; as, a council of physicians for consultation in a critical case
a body of man elected or appointed to constitute an advisory or a legislative assembly; as, a governor's council; a city council
act of deliberating; deliberation; consultation
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Council' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #296
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Council' in Written Corpus Frequency: #259
Rank popularity for the word 'Council' in Nouns Frequency: #60
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Good council has no price.
The council members will expect that.
The Security Council resolutions have essentially failed.
I have gone to the local council but they have done nothing.
We, in Jaish al-Islam, are studying the subject in the leadership council.
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Translations for Council
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- consellCatalan, Valencian
- neuvosto, valtuustoFinnish
- padome, domeLatvian
- råd, kommunestyretNorwegian
- са́вет, sávjet, вије́ће, sávet, ве́ће, vijéće, véće, са́вјетSerbo-Croatian
- styrelse, rådSwedish
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