Translation of counsel in Spanish:
- 1.1 uncountable and countable (advice) [formal or liter] to hold/take counsel with somebodyasesorarse or aconsejarse con alguienlet's hope that wiser counsels may prevailesperemos que impere el buen sentidoa counsel of perfectionun ideal imposibleto keep one's own counselExample sentences1.2 countable
plural counsel (no article)(Law)abogado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)counsel for the defenseabogado defensor, (abogada defensora) (masculine, feminine)counsel for the prosecutionExample sentences
- As for the European Union, the situation is really bad, though wiser counsels may prevail in the next week or so.
- In fact, this is only one of many wise counsels to the cautious buyer who fears being landed with a freshly minted or happily married antique.
- To the spiritually minded he was rich in wise counsels.
- Your role as a defence counsel is to fearlessly advocate for the person you are representing.
- In other words, the efforts of the defence counsel on a partial indemnity basis are justified.
- Defence counsel and the accused waive this date for jury selection and trial.
transitive verb (British English) -ll-
- 1.1 [formal] to counsel somebody to +
infinitiveaconsejarle a alguien que+ subjunctiveExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (Psychology, Sch)
- I would expect police officers to counsel the drivers on what is to be acquired.
- In these new circumstances, he has counselled writers and intellectuals to be cautious.
- In fact, she was counseled to remove her ear hoop for the forum, but she refused.
- In fact, commanders counselled caution and warned that hasty judgements by the media would be premature!
- The national development agency's study, which counselled caution, examined housing prices in 35 cities and urged authorities to prevent developing price distortions.
- At most it counsels caution, prudence and a little more scepticism.
- If professionals fail to counsel patients in the way recognized by their peers as appropriate they may be negligent.
- His wife is a psychologist who counsels cancer patients for a living.
- She estimated that she's counselled about 400 people, almost all of them women, since founding the organisation.
intransitive verb (British English) -ll-
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