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

Translation of council in Spanish:

noun

  • 2 (Religion)
    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.

Cultural Note: council

Gran Bretaña está dividida, con fines administrativos, en áreas. Las más grandes son los condados county y en Escocia, regiones region; ambos se dividen en districts. Los Parish Councils ( Community Councils en Escocia y Gales) son las unidades más pequeñas de gobierno local. Todos son dirigidos por Councils que cuentan con poderes otorgados por el gobierno central. Están formados por representantes o councillors que son elegidos por los habitantes de la localidad. Sus responsabilidades incluyen la educación, los servicios sociales, la vivienda, el transporte, el medio ambiente, los servicios de la policía y de los bomberos, urbanismo, lugares de esparcimiento, bibliotecas y otros servicios locales. Se financian con el council tax y con fondos que reciben del gobierno central.

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