Definition of “city council” - English Dictionary

“city council” in British English

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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

(Definition of “city council” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“city council” in American English

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city councilnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɪt̬·i ˈkoʊn·səl/

the legislature of a city

(Definition of “city council” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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