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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Advice. To give advice to. Also: lawyers who are handling a case.

Usage examples (35)
  • It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, Always do what you are afraid to do.
  • Music: "Objection, counsel is mocking the witness."
  • Current music: "Objection, counsel is mocking the witness."
  • There was a time when communities would seek counsel from the elders. for more
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  • 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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