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counsel

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkaʊnsəl/ LAW
a lawyer or group of lawyers whose job is to speak for someone in a court of law: defence counsel/counsel for the defence prosecuting counsel/counsel for the prosecution
US a person or group of people whose job is to give legal advice to a company or large organization: counsel for/to sb/sth She acts as tax counsel for the National Association of Realtors. Dent later became White House counsel to the president. →  See also general counsel
Translations of “counsel”
in Arabic مُحامٍ…
in Korean 변호사…
in Malaysian nasihat, peguam bela…
in French conseil, avocat/-ate…
in Turkish avukat, nasihat, fikir…
in Italian avvocato, -essa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建議, 勸告, 忠告…
in Russian адвокат, совет…
in Polish adwokat, porada, rada…
in Vietnamese lời khuyên, luật sư…
in Spanish consejo, abogado…
in Portuguese advogado, -a…
in Thai คำปรึกษา, ทนายความ…
in German der Ratschlag, der Anwalt…
in Catalan advocat, -ada…
in Japanese 法廷弁護士…
in Indonesian nasihat, advokat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建议, 劝告, 忠告…
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