Definition of town council in English:

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town council

noun

(Especially in the UK) the elected governing body in a municipality.
Example sentences
  • Several other councillors said the town council should add its full backing to the festival.
  • He had been a member of the US-backed town council and had eschewed incitements of violence.
  • He had been elected onto the town council at the local elections in May last year.

Derivatives

town councillor

noun
Example sentences
  • As I have said before, there is no alliance between the Liberal Democrats and me as an Independent Otley town councillor.
  • Susan was recently nominated to be a prospective Conservative town councillor, on top of her work with the parish council.
  • My grandad served as a Labour town councillor between governments.

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