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counsel

verb [T]  /ˈkɑʊn·səl/ (-l-, -ll-) us  
to give advice, esp. on social or personal problems: He was counseling athletes not to take steroids.

counsel

noun [U]  /ˈkɑʊn·səl/ fml us  
advice: The president sought counsel from his advisers. law Counsel is one or more of the lawyers taking part in a case or legally representing a person or organization: Maloney skipped the meeting on the advice of counsel.
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