council

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkaʊnsəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkaʊnsəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kounsəl)


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council

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [housing, education, school, local, regional] council
  2. is a member of the [housing] council
  3. the council on [housing]
  4. sits on the [housing] council
  5. the [governor's, president's] council (on)
  6. the council of [ministers, churches, state]
  7. applied to the council for [permission, a license]
  8. need [permission] from the council
  9. [Permission] is required from the council.
  10. [run, manage] the council's [finances, activities]
  11. is [organized, sponsored, run] by the council
  12. the council is [assessing, evaluating, looking into]
  13. consulted the council [on, for, to, before]
  14. the council [voted, discussed, decided]
  15. the [head, president, chair] of the council
n as adj
  1. is a council [worker, member]
  2. the council [chambers, offices, headquarters]
  3. UK: lives in a council [apartment, house, block]
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