coun·​sel·​ee | \ ˌkau̇n(t)-sə-ˈlē How to pronounce counselee (audio) \

Definition of counselee

: one who is being counseled

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Her former students and counselees became doctors, lawyers, accountants and landscapers. Moriah Balingit, Washington Post, "After a 64-year school career in Manassas, an 89-year-old guidance counselor reluctantly retires," 16 July 2017

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1923, in the meaning defined above

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coun·​sel·​ee | \ ˌkau̇n(t)-sə-ˈlē How to pronounce counselee (audio) \

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