councillor


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coun·cil·or

also coun·cil·lor  (koun′sə-lər, -slər)
n.
A member of a council, as one convened to advise a governor. See Usage Note at council.

coun′cil·or·ship′ n.

councillor

(ˈkaʊnsələ) or

councilor

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member of a council
ˈcouncillorˌship, ˈcouncilorˌship n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.councillor - a member of a councilcouncillor - a member of a council    
council - a meeting of people for consultation; "emergency council"
councilman - a man who is a council member
councilwoman - a woman who is a council member
fellow member, member - one of the persons who compose a social group (especially individuals who have joined and participate in a group organization); "only members will be admitted"; "a member of the faculty"; "she was introduced to all the members of his family"
Translations
عَضُو مَجْلِسعُضو مَجْلِس
radníčlen rady
byrådsmedlemrådgiverrådmand
neuvoston jäsen
vijećnik
bæjar- eîa borgarfulltrúi
地方議会議員
의원
člen rady
kommunfullmäktig
สมาชิกสภาเทศบาล
thành viên hội đồng

councillor

councilor (US) [ˈkaʊnsɪləʳ] Nconcejal(a) m/f

councillor

[ˈkaʊnsələr] n (= member of a town council) → conseiller/ère municipal(e)
She's a local councillor → Elle fait partie du conseil municipal.Council of Europe n
the Council of Europe → le Conseil de l'Europecouncil of war nconseil m de guerrecouncil tax n (British)impôts mpl locauxcouncil tenant n (British)locataire mf d'un logement social, locataire mf d'un logement à loyer modéré

councillor

, (US) councilor
nRatsmitglied nt; (= town councillor)Stadtrat m/-rätin f; councillor SmithHerr Stadtrat/Frau Stadträtin Smith

councillor

[ˈkaʊnsɪləʳ] nconsigliere m

council

(ˈkaunsəl) noun
1. a group of people formed in order to advise etc. The King formed a council of wise men; the Council for Recreation.
2. in the United Kingdom, a body of people elected to control the workings of local government in a county, region, district etc.
ˈcouncillor noun
a person who is elected to serve on a council.

councillor

عَضُو مَجْلِس radní rådgiver Ratsmitglied μέλος συμβουλίου concejal neuvoston jäsen élu local vijećnik consigliere 地方議会議員 의원 raadslid styremedlem radny vereador советник kommunfullmäktig สมาชิกสภาเทศบาล belediye meclis üyesi thành viên hội đồng 议员
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He might have been a king," he said, as he bade a councillor take it away.
Forward then, my respectable privy councillor," replied Colonel Philippe, whistling to the dogs, who seemed more willing to obey him than the public functionary to whom they belonged.
There was a touch of the magistrate in the man, a good deal more of the Councillor of the Prefecture, all the self-importance of the mayor of the arrondissement, the local autocrat, and the soured temper of the unsuccessful candidate who has never been returned since the year 1816.
After mass the young monarch drove to the Parliament House, where, upon the throne, he hastily confirmed not only such edicts as he had already passed, but issued new ones, each one, according to Cardinal de Retz, more ruinous than the others -- a proceeding which drew forth a strong remonstrance from the chief president, Mole -- whilst President Blancmesnil and Councillor Broussel raised their voices in indignation against fresh taxes.
This high office, as well as those of lieutenant-governor, councillor, and judge of probate, was filled by Hutchinson.
And the sense of security, even the most warranted, is a bad councillor.
I went, I say, to Homburg, but afterwards went also to Roulettenberg, as well as to Spa and Baden; in which latter place, for a time, I acted as valet to a certain rascal of a Privy Councillor, by name Heintze, who until lately was also my master here.
Come hither," he called, to a very old Induna or councillor, who was sitting with others in a circle round the king, but out of ear-shot.
Messire Louis de Graville, chevalier, councillor, and chamberlain of the king, admiral of France, keeper of the Forest of Vincennes
I have a friend, Bachmatoff, whose uncle is a councillor of state and has to do with these matters, one Peter Matveyevitch Bachmatoff.
It is a bustling, lively little town; not very picturesque on the whole, it is true, but there are many quaint nooks and corners to be found in it, nevertheless - standing arches in the shattered bridge of Time, over which our fancy travels back to the days when Marlow Manor owned Saxon Algar for its lord, ere conquering William seized it to give to Queen Matilda, ere it passed to the Earls of Warwick or to worldly-wise Lord Paget, the councillor of four successive sovereigns.
For who could be named with Chandos, the stainless knight, the wise councillor, the valiant warrior, the hero of Crecy, of Winchelsea, of Poictiers, of Auray, and of as many other battles as there were years to his life?

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