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council

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊnsəl/

Translation of council in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 [Religion/Religión] concilio (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Before deciding to accept, he conferred with his synod council.
    • So it seems the plenary council and synod proposals have been put on a back burner.
    • Synod councils can send recommendations to the Church Council before its April meeting.

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