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council

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1 a coming together of a number of persons for a specified purpose
  • a war council attended by the top commanders of each of the armed services
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2 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest
  • The neighborhood council decided to campaign for a new park.
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3 a meeting featuring a group discussion
  • summoned to a council to discuss ways that the state could improve medical care for the elderly
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4 a local unit of an organization
  • The two small scout councils were merged into one.
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5 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue
  • an unscheduled council in the judge's chambers
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