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town councilnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˌtaʊn ˈkaʊn.səl/  us   /ˌtaʊn ˈkaʊn.səl/
the local government of a town: Mr Dunn has been a member of the town council for many years.
town councillor
noun [C] uk   us  
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Translations of “town council”
in Chinese (Simplified) 镇议会, 市议会…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鎮議會, 市議會…
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