Definition of county council in English:

county council

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noun

(In the UK) the elected governing body of an administrative county.
More example sentences
  • The town council and the county council need to have a say in the future for this town.
  • Just over half of the required funding has been awarded to the county council by the government.
  • After all, the county council is elected to make tough decisions on behalf of voters.

Derivatives

county councillor

noun
More example sentences
  • And the time is right for that alternative to come to power, according to the Liberal Democrat county councillor.
  • Firstly, all these villages have a Conservative district councillor and county councillor.
  • A north Cotswolds county councillor is seeking compensation from his own council after his car was damaged when it hit a pothole.

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