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parish council

Line breaks: par¦ish coun|cil
Pronunciation: /parɪʃˈkaʊnsl
 
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Definition of parish council in English:

noun

British
The administrative body in a civil parish.
Example sentences
  • It is time that the parish council told council tax payers what is going on - openly and frankly.
  • It is surely time that the people of Yeadon had their own parish council, just as Otley has its own town council.
  • He said the scheme was worthwhile and the county council still hoped to work with the parish council.

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