councillor

noun coun·cil·lor \ ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)lər \
variants: or councilor
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of councillor

:a member of a council

councillorship

play \ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)lər-ˌship\ noun

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First Known Use of councillor

15th century


COUNCILLOR Defined for English Language Learners

councillor

noun

Definition of councillor for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a council


COUNCILLOR Defined for Kids

councillor

noun coun·cil·lor
variants: or councilor \ˈkau̇n-sə-lər\

Definition of councillor for Students

:a member of a group of people appointed or elected to make laws or give advice :a member of a council

Law Dictionary

councillor

noun coun·cil·lor
variants: or councilor play \ˈkau̇n-sə-lər\

legal Definition of councillor

:a member of a council

councillorship

noun


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