city council

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city council

The governing body of a city.

cit′y coun′cil

a municipal body with legislative powers, as passing ordinances and appropriating funds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: council - a municipal body that can pass ordinances and appropriate funds council - a municipal body that can pass ordinances and appropriate funds etc.
council - a body serving in an administrative capacity; "student council"
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