Councilor
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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  • councilor — see COUNCILLOR (Cf. councillor) …   Etymology dictionary

  • councilor — [koun′sə lər] n. [< COUNSELOR, by confusion with COUNCIL] a member of a council: also Chiefly Brit. councillor councilorship n …   English World dictionary

  • councilor — See councilor, counselor …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • councilor — noun see councillor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • councilor — councilorship, n. /kown seuh leuhr, sleuhr/, n. 1. a member of a council. 2. counselor. Also, councillor. [1300 50; COUNCIL + OR2; r. ME conseiler < AF: adviser; see COUNSELOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • councilor — noun Member of a council, especially a city council, as a gender free term replacing councilman and councilwoman …   Wiktionary

  • councilor — coun|cil|or [ kaunsələr ] noun count AMERICAN a member of a council …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • councilor — counselor …   American English homophones

  • councilor — coun·ci·lor || kaÊŠnsÉ™lÉ™ n. advisor, counselor; member of a council …   English contemporary dictionary

  • councilor — coun·cil·or …   English syllables

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