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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A group of people who plan or decide something.

Usage examples (35)
  • Memory is the cabinet of the imagination, the treasury of reason, the registry of conscience, and the council chamber of thought.
  • Emergency council
  • Student council
  • council hearing on rent control -- council candidate debate at Ward 4 Dems event at Emery Rec Center for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "counsel" (lawyer) for the city "council" (a body of people who are authorized to advise and make decisions) advised them that they must listen carefully to the "consul" (a representative of a foreign government).
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