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Meaning of “counsellor” in the English Dictionary

"counsellor" in British English

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counsellornoun [C]

mainly UK (US usually counselor) uk   /ˈkaʊn.səl.ər/  us   //
C2 someone who is ​trained to ​listen to ​people and give them ​advice about ​theirproblems: The ​college now has a counsellor to ​helpstudents with both ​personal and ​workproblems. a marriageguidance counsellorC2 US a ​lawyer: [as form of address] I don't ​think that ​question is ​relevant, counselor. US someone who ​takescare of ​children at a ​summer camp

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(Definition of counsellor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"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 ​individualclients 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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