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counselor

noun coun·sel·or \ˈkan(t)-s(ə-)lər\

: a person who provides advice as a job : a person who counsels people

: a person who is in charge of young people at a summer camp

Full Definition of COUNSELOR

1
:  a person who gives advice or counseling <marriage counselor>
2
:  lawyer; specifically :  one that gives advice in law and manages cases for clients in court
3
:  one who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
coun·sel·or·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Variants of COUNSELOR

coun·sel·or or coun·sel·lor \ˈkan(t)-s(ə-)lər\
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Examples of COUNSELOR

  1. He works as a camp counselor.
  2. <a young couple going to a marriage counselor>

First Known Use of COUNSELOR

13th century

Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis
COUNSELLOR Defined for Kids

counselor

noun coun·sel·or \ˈkan-sə-lər\

Definition of COUNSELOR for Kids

1
:  a person who gives advice
2
:  a supervisor of campers or activities at a summer camp
3
:  lawyer

Variants of COUNSELOR

coun·sel·or or coun·sel·lor \ˈkan-sə-lər\
Medical Dictionary

counselor

noun coun·sel·or

Medical Definition of COUNSELOR

:  a person engaged in counseling

Variants of COUNSELOR

coun·sel·or or coun·sel·lor \ˈkan(t)-s(ə-)lər\

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