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as in adviser
a person who gives advice especially professionally the toy manufacturer hired a public relations counsel to do some damage control

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verb

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as in to consult
to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem concerned parents counseling about the problem of substance abuse in their community

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as in to suggest
to put (something) forward as one's choice for a wise or proper course of action I would counsel caution and deliberation in this sensitive matter

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“Counsel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/counsel. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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