councilor

[koun-suh-ler, -sler]
noun
1.
a member of a council.
Also, councillor.


Origin:
1300–50; council + -or2; replacing Middle English conseiler < Anglo-French: adviser; see counselor

councilorship, noun
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councillor or councilor (ˈkaʊnsələ)
 
n
a member of a council
 
 
councilor or councilor
 
n
 
 
'councillorship or councilor
 
n
 
'councilorship or councilor
 
n

councilor (ˈkaʊnsələ)
 
n
1.  a variant US spelling of councillor
2.  an archaic spelling of counsellor
 
'councilorship
 
n

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Tang has taken a new job overseeing foreign affairs as a state councilor.
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