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counsel British & World English

Advice, especially that given formally

counsel English Thesaurus

he no longer came to me for counsel

counsel in council English Thesaurus

they won an election for their seats on the council

counsel in counsel English Thesaurus

he no longer came to me for counsel

take counsel British & World English

Discuss a problem

King's Counsel British & World English

(In the UK) in the reign of a king, the term for Queen's Counsel.

general counsel British & World English

(In the US) the main lawyer who gives legal advice to a company

leading counsel British & World English

The senior barrister of the team which represents either party in a legal case

Queen's Counsel British & World English

A senior barrister appointed on the recommendation of the Lord Chancellor

Parliamentary Counsel British & World English

(In the UK) a group of barristers employed as civil servants to draft government bills and amendments

a counsel of despair British & World English

An action to be taken when all else fails

keep one's own counsel British & World English

Say nothing about what one thinks or plans

a counsel of perfection British & World English

Advice that is ideal but not feasible

a counsel of despair in counsel British & World English

An action to be taken when all else fails

keep one's own counsel in counsel British & World English

Say nothing about what one thinks or plans

a counsel of perfection in counsel British & World English

Advice that is ideal but not feasible


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