What does COUNCIL mean?

Definitions for COUNCIL
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. council(noun)

    a body serving in an administrative capacity

    "student council"

  2. council(noun)

    (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

  3. council(noun)

    a meeting of people for consultation

    "emergency council"

Wiktionary

  1. council(Noun)

    A committee that leads or governs (e.g. city council, student council)

    Etymology: From cuncile, from concile, from concilium

  2. council(Noun)

    discussion or deliberation

    Etymology: From cuncile, from concile, from concilium

Webster Dictionary

  1. Council(noun)

    an assembly of men summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, or advice; as, a council of physicians for consultation in a critical case

  2. Council(noun)

    a body of man elected or appointed to constitute an advisory or a legislative assembly; as, a governor's council; a city council

  3. Council(noun)

    act of deliberating; deliberation; consultation

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Council

    kown′sil, n. an assembly called together for deliberation or advice: the body of men constituting such an assembly: the body of men directing the affairs of the city: an assembly of ecclesiastics met to regulate doctrine or discipline (diocesan, provincial, national, general, or œcumenical).—ns. Coun′cil-board, the board or table round which a council meets for deliberation: the council itself; Coun′cil-cham′ber, the room where a council is held; Coun′cillor, a member of a council, esp. of a common council; Coun′cil-man, a member of a municipal council.—Council of war, a conference of military or naval officers called to meet and consult with the commander.—General council, one called by an invitation to the church at large, also Œcumenical, if received by the Catholic Church in general—as the first seven, 325-787.—In council, in the council-chamber: in giving advice.—Privy-council (see Privy). [Fr. concile—L. concilium.]

Editors Contribution

  1. council

    A group and team of united people working together as an intelligent and just team created through a fair, just and transparent voting process which elects candidates to a specific role and responsibility. The team work together to create in order of priority, optimum health, democracy, human rights, right to life, fair and just redistribution of income, wealth and resources and shared prosperity of all people and focus positively on cocreating in order of priority optimum health, human rights, right to life, shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, human rights, animal rights, right to housing, right to education, right to be a parent, right to childcare, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, justness and fairness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    The student council work as a united team for the shared rights and prosperity of everyone they serve.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 5, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COUNCIL' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #296

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COUNCIL' in Written Corpus Frequency: #259

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COUNCIL' in Nouns Frequency: #60

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How to say COUNCIL in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of COUNCIL in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of COUNCIL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of COUNCIL in a Sentence

  1. Jim BridenstineMeanwhile:

    We're negotiating within the administration, we're talking to [ the federal Office of Management and Budget ] ; we're talking to The National Space Council.

  2. Alfonso Sabella:

    I would put my hand in the fire and say there is now no mafia in city hall. But I can't say the same about corruption. Even as we speak, someone is probably paying someone a bribe somewhere in the Rome city council, that is what makes one so bitter.

  3. Councilman Paul Russ:

    We are not anti-immigrant — there is no one on this Council that’s anti-immigrant, but for immigrants, we ’d like to see it done legally. I can also say without a doubt that we are anti-criminal. It’s not about the immigrants, it’s about the criminals in the community.

  4. Nikki Haley:

    Make no mistake, Hamas is pleased with the results from yesterday, i ask my colleagues here in the Security Council, who among us would accept this type of activity on your border ?

  5. State John Kerry:

    Our hope is that we continue to cooperate as we have been in the last months, particularly with the U.N. Security Council resolution that we passed in which China stepped up and significantly increased its own actions with respect to (North Korea).

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