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English definition of “counsel”

counsel

verb [T]     /ˈkaʊn.səl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-)
to give advice, especially on social or personal problems: The police have provided experts to counsel local people affected by the tragedy. My job involves counselling unemployed people on/about how to find work.Counselling and psychotherapyGiving advice
(Definition of counsel verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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