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councillor

[koun-suh-ler, -sler] /ˈkaʊn sə lər, -slər/
noun
1.
Related forms
councillorship, noun
Can be confused
councillor, counselor.
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  • 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.
  • He was the son of a labour councillor, and worked locally as a quality control manager.
British Dictionary definitions for councillor

councillor

/ˈkaʊnsələ/
noun
1.
a member of a council
Derived Forms
councillorship, (US) councilorship, noun
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Word Origin and History for councillor
n.

late 14c., alteration of counsellor by assimilation to council.

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