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coun·sel

 (koun′səl)
n.
1. The act of exchanging opinions and ideas; consultation: joined in counsel with colleagues before deciding the issue.
2. Advice or guidance, especially as solicited from a knowledgeable person. See Synonyms at advice.
3. Private, guarded thoughts or opinions: keep one's own counsel.
4. A lawyer or group of lawyers giving legal advice and especially conducting a case in court.
v. coun·seled, coun·sel·ing, coun·sels or coun·selled or coun·sel·ling
v.tr.
1. To give counsel to; advise: counseled us to be prudent.
2. To recommend: counseled care in the forthcoming negotiations.
v.intr.
To give or take advice. See Usage Note at council.

[Middle English counseil, from Old French conseil, from Latin cōnsilium; akin to cōnsulere, to take counsel, consult.]

counselling

(ˈkaʊnsəlɪŋ) or

counseling

n
(Social Welfare) guidance offered by social workers, doctors, etc, to help a person resolve social or personal problems
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.counselling - something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of actioncounselling - something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action
road map, guideline - a detailed plan or explanation to guide you in setting standards or determining a course of action; "the president said he had a road map for normalizing relations with Vietnam"
subject matter, content, message, substance - what a communication that is about something is about
career counseling - counseling on career opportunities
cynosure - something that provides guidance (as Polaris guides mariners); "let faith be your cynosure to walk by"
genetic counseling - guidance for prospective parents on the likelihood of genetic disorders in their future children
marriage counseling - counseling on marital problems and disagreements
confidential information, steer, tip, wind, hint, lead - an indication of potential opportunity; "he got a tip on the stock market"; "a good lead for a job"
Translations
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counselling

counseling (US) [ˈkaʊnsəlɪŋ]
A. N (gen) (= advice) → asesoramiento m (Psych) → asistencia f sociopsicológica (Brit) (Scol) → ayuda f psicopedagógica
B. CPD counselling service Nservicio m de orientación (Univ) → servicio m de orientación universitaria

counselling

[ˈkaʊnsəlɪŋ] counseling (US) n (= advice) (PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY)suivi m psychologique
marriage counselling → conseil m conjugal

counselling

, (US) counseling
nBeratung f; (Sociol) → soziale Beratung; (by therapist) → Therapie f; to need counsellingprofessionelle Hilfe brauchen; to go for or have counsellingzur Beratung/Therapie gehen; to give somebody counsellingjdm professionelle Hilfe zukommen lassen, jdn beraten/therapieren

counselling

counseling (Am) [ˈkaʊnsəlɪŋ] nterapia
marriage counselling → terapia di coppia

counselling

n. orientación, consejo, dirección psicológica, asistencia dirigida por profesional.
References in classic literature ?
I am sensible of no light kindling--no life quickening--no voice counselling or cheering.
Both together will they not be the best defenders of the whole soul and the whole body against attacks from without; the one counselling, and the other fighting under his leader, and courageously executing his commands and counsels?
Is this decent, pup, when greyheads are counselling together, to break in upon their discourse with the whinings of a hound

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