What does councillor mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. council member, councillornoun

    a member of a council


  1. councillornoun

    A member of a council.

  2. councillornoun

    A representative elected to a local authority.

  3. councillornoun

    city councillor, a member of a city council.

  4. Etymology: Alteration of counsellor, by assimilation with council.


  1. Councillor

    A councillor is a member of a local government council in some countries, e.g. England. In Finland it is a title of honour granted by the government to several categories of Finns.


  1. councillor

    A councillor is an elected member of a municipal council, often representing a specific ward or constituency within the municipality, responsible for making decisions about local public services, policies, budget, and legislation. They represent the interests of their community, act as a bridge between local residents and the local government, and contribute to the overall strategic planning and development of the municipality.


  1. Councillor

    A councillor or councilor is a member of a local government council, such as a city council. Often in the United States, the title is councilman or councilwoman.

Editors Contribution

  1. councillor

    A socialist member of a unity council with the ability, empathy, experience, knowledge, passion, skills, tools, technology and training employed to work full-time with an accurate job description, person specification, role and responsibilities and are focused positively on cocreating optimum health, human rights, right to life, equal and shared prosperity for all, socialism, socialist policies, stability, socialist unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, right to free education, right to parent, right to free preschool education, right to a standard of living, equal and identical pay for all and a universal living income system, 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 redistribution of wealth, fairness and justness across communities, society, the country and the world and contribute to the cocreation of international and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances

    The unity council members are all focused on local solutions that effect local people.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 21, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'councillor' in Written Corpus Frequency: #789

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'councillor' in Nouns Frequency: #1014

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of councillor in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of councillor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of councillor in a Sentence

  1. Jonathan Rose:

    I do think there's a bit of spillover from populism in the United States that could have washed over the Ontario election, it's hard to believe that someone who has never held office other than as a municipal councillor ... is elected to lead the largest economy in a G7 country.

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