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counselverb [T]

uk   /ˈkaʊn.səl/ us   /ˈkaʊn.səl/ -ll- or US usually -l-

counselnoun

uk   /ˈkaʊn.səl/ us   /ˈkaʊn.səl/
(Definition of counsel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"counsel" in American English

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counselverb [T]

us   /ˈkɑʊn·səl/ -l-, -ll-
to give advice, esp. on social or personal problems: He was counseling athletes not to take steroids.

counselnoun [U]

us   /ˈkɑʊn·səl/ fml
advice: The president sought counsel from his advisers.
law Counsel is one or more of the lawyers taking part in a case or legally representing a person or organization: Maloney skipped the meeting on the advice of counsel.
(Definition of counsel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"counsel" in Business English

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counselnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkaʊnsəl/ us   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.
(Definition of counsel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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