councillor

[ koun-suh-ler, -sler ]
/ ˈkaʊn sə lər, -slər /

noun

OTHER WORDS FROM councillor

coun·cil·lor·ship, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH councillor

councillor counselor

Definition for councillor (2 of 2)

councilor

or coun·cil·lor

[ koun-suh-ler, -sler ]
/ ˈkaʊn sə lər, -slər /

noun

a member of a council.

Origin of councilor

1300–50; council + -or2; replacing Middle English conseiler < Anglo-French: adviser; see counselor

OTHER WORDS FROM councilor

coun·ci·lor·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for councillor (1 of 2)

councillor

US councilor

/ (ˈkaʊnsələ) /

noun

a member of a council

Derived forms of councillor

councillorship or US councilorship, noun

undefined councillor

Avoid confusion with counsellor

British Dictionary definitions for councillor (2 of 2)

councilor
/ (ˈkaʊnsələ) /

noun

a variant US spelling of councillor
an archaic spelling of counsellor

Derived forms of councilor

councilorship, noun
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