counsellor ship

counselor

[koun-suh-ler]
noun
1.
a person who counsels; adviser.
2.
a faculty member who advises students on personal and academic problems, career choices, and the like.
3.
an assistant at a children's camp, often a high-school or college student, who supervises a group of children or directs a particular activity, as nature study or a sport.
4.
a lawyer, especially a trial lawyer; counselor-at-law.
5.
an official of an embassy or legation who ranks below an ambassador or minister.
Also, especially British, counsellor.


Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English counseiler < Anglo-French cunseiler, cunseiliour, Old French conseilleor. See counsel, -eur, -er2, -or2

counselorship; especially British, counsellorship, noun
precounsellor, noun

1. attorney, counsel, counselor, lawyer, litigator ; 2. councillor, counselor.


4. counsel, advocate, attorney; solicitor, barrister.
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