American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A member of a council, as one convened to advise a governor. See Usage Note at council.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of a council; specifically, a member of a common council or of the British Privy Council. See council.
- n. One who gives counsel or advice.
- n. US Member of a council, especially a city council, as a gender-free term replacing councilman and councilwoman.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A member of a council.
“Ross, a seven-term councilor, said he is running on a platform of fiscal responsibility and his longtime involvement in city and business affairs.”
“The seven-term councilor, a retired probation officer, hardly screams out fresh, vital leadership.”
“Ward 4's Bruce Duarte Jr., another first-term councilor, strikes a good balance between neighborhood and citywide issues, a necessity for a councilor who represents downtown and the waterfront.”
“Reid must resign the seat upon being sworn in as a councilor, which is scheduled for tonight's Council meeting -- to which I am headed now.”
“Showing a weakness like that in front of a councilor was a good way to get assigned to Outer Mongolia.”
“Rick Westcott replies with his reasons for starting Tulsans for Election Integrity and fighting recall, saying that recalling a councilor because of the way he votes is an offense against representative democracy and is wrong.”
“NASH: He was escorted by his father, Clifford (ph), who is a local councilor, which is a local politician here from Worksop, Nottinghamshire.”
“The councilor was a well-preserved man of about fifty, of good height, dressed in a well-made gray traveling suit, with a light gray silk tie adorned with a pin of black pearl.”
“The councilor was a friend of nature, nature was something quite special, nature was one of the finest ornaments of existence.”
“Naturally envious were his neighbors when the "councilor" appeared in his grand wig and his enormous robe of silk and velvet, attended by a page who kept the robe from trailing in the dust.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘councilor’.
Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
Another of my random palavery lists for words or phrases that haven't yet found a place in one or more of my other lists.
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