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council

noun /ˈkaunsəl/
a group of people formed in order to advise etc
consejo
The King formed a council of wise men the Council for Recreation.
in the United Kingdom, a body of people elected to control the workings of local government in a county, region, district etc
ayuntamiento
the town council.
councillor noun a person who is elected to serve on a council
consejero; concejal
a town coumcillor.
council estate noun (British) a large group of house which were built by a local council
Plan Subsidiado de Vivendas
She grew up on a council estate.
(Definition of council from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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