Translation of "counsel" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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counselverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkaʊn.səl/ us /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. 警方請來專家對受該慘案影響的當地居民提供諮詢服務。
My job involves counselling unemployed people on/about how to find work. 我的工作是向失業者提供就業諮詢。


uk /ˈkaʊn.səl/ us /ˈkaʊn.səl/

[ U ] formal advice

I should have listened to my father's wise counsel, and saved some money instead of spending it all. 我本該聽從父親的明智忠告,把錢省下一些而不是揮霍一空。

C2 [ S ] specialized law one or more of the lawyers taking part in a legal case

The judge addressed counsel. 法官向律師問了話。
Counsel for the defence (= the lawyer giving advice to the accused person) argued convincingly that his client was not guilty. 被告律師爲其當事人作了頗有說服力的無罪申辯。

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(Translation of “counsel” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)