[koun-suh-ler, -sler]

councillorship, noun

councillor, counselor. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
councillor or councilor (ˈkaʊnsələ)
a member of a council
councilor or councilor
'councillorship or councilor
'councilorship or councilor

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., alteration of counsellor by assimilation to council.
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Example sentences
Thus, they make their way through the world, sometimes rising by their counterfeit art to the position of privy councillor.
One councillor even asked the courts to declare the office of mayor abandoned.
One councillor says it is not uncommon to see people walking around the council chamber with guns.
The councillor hops down from the truck, scrambles through the mud, and stands there with his hands on his hips.
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