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councilor

[koun-suh-ler, -sler] /ˈkaʊn sə lər, -slər/
noun
1.
a member of a council.
2.
Also, councillor.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; council + -or2; replacing Middle English conseiler < Anglo-French: adviser; see counselor
Related forms
councilorship, noun
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Examples for councilors
  • In smaller municipalities, the public elects mayors and councilors.
British Dictionary definitions for councilors

councilor

/ˈkaʊnsələ/
noun
1.
a variant US spelling of councillor
2.
an archaic spelling of counsellor
Derived Forms
councilorship, noun
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Word Origin and History for councilors
councilor
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