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English definition of “counselling”

counselling

noun [U] (US usually counseling)     /ˈkaʊn.səl.ɪŋ/
C2 the job or process of listening to someone and giving that person advice about their problems: a counselling serviceCounselling and psychotherapyGiving advice
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