councillor
Councilor Coun"cil*or (koun"s?l-?r), n. A member of a council. [Written also {councillor}.] [1913 Webster]

Note: The distinction between councilor, a member of a council, and counselor, one who gives counsel, was not formerly made, but is now very generally recognized and observed. [1913 Webster]


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  • Councillor — (engl., spr. kaunß lĕr), Mitglied eines Council (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • councillor — coun·cil·lor or coun·ci·lor / kau̇n sə lər/ n: a member of a council coun·cil·lor·ship n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • councillor — late 14c., alteration of COUNSELLOR (Cf. counsellor) by assimilation to COUNCIL (Cf. council) …   Etymology dictionary

  • councillor — (US also councilor) ► NOUN ▪ a member of a council …   English terms dictionary

  • Councillor — For information on a person who provides counsel or advice, see counselor (disambiguation). Legislature This series is part of the Politics series Legislature Legislatures by country Parliament Member of Parliament Parliamentary group… …   Wikipedia

  • councillor */*/ — UK [ˈkaʊns(ə)lə(r)] / US [ˈkaʊnsələr] noun [countable] Word forms councillor : singular councillor plural councillors an elected member of the council that governs a city, county etc Councillor Marion Atwood a county councillor …   English dictionary

  • councillor — [[t]ka͟ʊnsələ(r)[/t]] councillors N COUNT; N TITLE A councillor is a member of a local council. ...the first black New York City councillor, Benjamin Davis Jr. ...Councillor Michael Poulter. (in AM, use councilor) …   English dictionary

  • councillor —    Used to address a member of a municipal council, either alone or as a prefix to the last name of the person concerned. The Half Hunter, by John Sherwood, has ‘Yes, Councillor Prentice. It’s quite true.’ In Life at the Top, by John Braine,… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • councillor — noun a) A member of a council b) A representative elected to a local authority. See Also: Privy Councillor …   Wiktionary

  • councillor — (AmE also councilor) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ borough (BrE), city, county (BrE), district (BrE), local, parish (BrE), town (esp. BrE) ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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