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city councilnoun [C]

us   /ˈsɪt̬·i ˈkoʊn·səl/
the legislature of a city
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city councilnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˌsɪt.i ˈkaʊn.səl/ us   /ˌsɪt̬.i ˈkaʊn.səl/
the local government of a city
city councillor
noun [C] uk   us   UK US city councilmember, city councilman, city councilwoman
City councillors have voted to pedestrianize the city centre.
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Translations of “city council”
in Chinese (Simplified) 市议会, 市政会…
in Chinese (Traditional) 市議會, 市政會…
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