Definition of “counsellor” - English Dictionary


“counsellor” in 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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(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 /ˈkaʊnsələr/ us 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)