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"counsellor" in British English

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counsellornoun [C]

mainly UK (US usually counselor) uk   /ˈkaʊn.səl.ər/  us   /ˈkaʊn.səl.ɚ/
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 counsellor
C2 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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"counsellor" in Business English

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counsellornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkaʊnsələr/ UK ( US counselor) HR
a person who has been trained to do the job of listening to people who have problems or who want to achieve something, and giving them advice: An employment counselor helps individual clients to set goals for themselves in education, training and employment.
(Definition of counsellor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “counsellor”
in Arabic مُستَشار…
in Korean 상담사…
in Portuguese conselheiro, -a…
in Catalan conseller, -a…
in Japanese カウンセラー, 相談員…
in Chinese (Simplified) 顾问, 咨询师, 辅导员…
in Turkish danışman, müşavir, uzman…
in Russian советник, консультант…
in Chinese (Traditional) 顧問, 諮詢師, 輔導員…
in Italian consulente…
in Polish psycholog…
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