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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 is as beautiful as a weathercock," remarked one of the Town Councillors who wished to gain a reputation for having artistic tastes; "only not quite so useful," he added, fearing lest people should think him unpractical, which he really was not.
She went up to the citizens, man by man, and said, "Aldermen and town councillors of the Phaeacians, come to the assembly all of you and listen to the stranger who has just come off a long voyage to the house of King Alcinous; he looks like an immortal god.
In this chair, likewise, did those excellent governors preside while holding consultations with the chief councillors of the province, who were styled assistants.
One afternoon in April,1689, Sir Edmund Andros and his favorite councillors, being warm with wine, assembled the red-coats of the Governor's Guard, and made their appearance in the streets of Boston.
At the door of the hut certain councillors seized me by the arms and dragged me towards the fire.
With these councillors, separately and collectively, he ought to carry himself in such a way that each of them should know that, the more freely he shall speak, the more he shall be preferred; outside of these, he should listen to no one, pursue the thing resolved on, and be steadfast in his resolutions.
It was broken by just such a low, harsh, grating sound, as had before attracted the attention of the king and his councillors when the former threw the wine in the face of Trippetta.
I haven't lost a moment's time," he began in a hoarse, provoking tone; and then the faculty of speech seemed to leave him and enter the body of Councillor Mikulin, who chimed in approvingly--
Besides those secret powers which it was universally believed that he exercised in so pitiless a fashion, he was a high public official, a municipal councillor, and a commissioner of roads, elected to the office through the votes of the ruffians who in turn expected to receive favours at his hands.
Amongst other things they spoke of the middle ages: some praised that period as far more interesting, far more poetical than our own too sober present; indeed Councillor Knap defended this opinion so warmly, that the hostess declared immediately on his side, and both exerted themselves with unwearied eloquence.
Why, it seems that I crushed for him a parliament councillor.
He is not the Emelia whom you know, but a man who, like myself, is a privy councillor, as well as represents, with myself, the senior and oldest official in our department.

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