councillor

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noun coun·cil·lor \ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)lər\

Definition of councillor

  1. :  a member of a council

councillorship

play \-ˌship\ noun

15th Century

First Known Use of councillor

15th century

Variants of councillor

or

councilor


COUNCILLOR Defined for English Language Learners

councillor

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noun coun·cil·lor \ˈkau̇n(t)-s(ə-)lər\

Definition of councillor for English Language Learners

  • : a member of a council


COUNCILLOR Defined for Kids

councillor

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noun coun·cil·lor \ˈkau̇n-sə-lər\

Definition of councillor for Students

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

Variants of councillor

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councilor

\ˈkau̇n-sə-lər\

Law Dictionary

councillor

noun coun·cil·lor \ˈkau̇n-sə-lər\

Legal Definition of councillor

  1. :  a member of a council

councillorship

noun

Variants of councillor

or

councilor

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