plural of 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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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 scout's own council chose to ignore the national organization's discriminatory policies

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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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“Councils.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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