council
Pronunciation
  • enPR: kounʹ-səl, IPA: /ˈkaʊn.səl/
Noun

council (plural councils)

  1. A committee that leads or governs (e.g. city council, student council).
  2. Discussion or deliberation.
    • 1715, Homer; [Alexander] Pope, transl., “Book IV”, in The Iliad of Homer, volume I, London: Printed by W[illiam] Bowyer, for Bernard Lintott between the Temple-Gates, OCLC 670734254 ↗:
      O great in action and in council wise.
Related terms Translations
Council
Proper noun
  1. Surname
  2. A small city/county seat in Adams County, Idaho.



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