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counsellor

noun [C] uk mainly UK ( US usually counselor)   /ˈkaʊn.səl.ər/ us    //
C2 someone who is trained to listen to people and give them advice about their problems: The college now has a counsellor to help students with both personal and work problems. a marriage guidance counsellorC2 US a lawyer: [as form of address] I don't think that question is relevant, counselor. US someone who takes care of children at a summer camp
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in Korean 상담사…
in Arabic مُستَشار…
in Portuguese conselheiro, -a…
in Catalan conseller, -a…
in Japanese カウンセラー, 相談員…
in Italian consulente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顧問, 諮詢師, 輔導員…
in Russian советник, консультант…
in Turkish danışman, müşavir, uzman…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顾问, 咨询师, 辅导员…
in Polish psycholog…
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