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British English: /ˈkaʊns(ə)l/
American English: /ˈkaʊnsəl/

Translation of counsel in French:


  • 1 [formal] (advice) to keep one's own counsel
    garder ses intentions pour soi
    to take counsel (together)
    se consulter

transitive verb

  • 1 (give advice to)
    conseiller (person, family) (about, on sur)
  • 2 [formal] (recommend)
    conseiller (caution, silence)
    to counsel somebody to do
    conseiller à quelqu'un de faire
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