Council vs. CounselHow to use "council" and "counsel" correctly
A council is made up of people who make decisions about the actions or policies of the group they represent. A councilor (or councillor) is a member of a council.
public meeting of the city council
a meeting attended by all the councilors
Counsel is a noun meaning “advice or guidance” or a verb meaning “to give advice or guidance,” and a counselor is a person who gives advice or guidance.
counseled me to change my plans
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