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counsel

noun     /ˈkaʊn.səl/
[U] formal advice: I should have listened to my father's wise counsel, and saved some money instead of spending it all.Giving advice C2 [S] specialized law one or more of the lawyers taking part in a legal case: The judge addressed counsel. Counsel for the defence (= the lawyer giving advice to the accused person) argued convincingly that his client was not guilty.Lawyers and legal officials
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