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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of counsel.


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  • I received a generic apology and assurance their employees would be 'counselled'.

    Verizon's Mediation Process - The Consumerist

  • But banks, along with power companies and other organisations that lobbied or "counselled" lawmakers drafting complex legislation were not exempt from criticism, Belke said.

    EU News

  • Two operators had been "counselled" about their behaviour.

    Central Midlands & Coastal Advocate

  • The elders present at the marriage hall 'counselled' the groom to go ahead with the marriage and his demand would be met after the wedding, for which he agreed.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • * The officers responsible for William's care were "counselled" over "errors in judgement". news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph

  • I have disagreed with him on issues ranging from sex education (sex education should teach "abstinence only" and not include information on other ways to avoid sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy) to condom use (changing the posting on the website of the Centers for Disease Control to replace a comprehensive fact sheet on condoms with one emphasizing condom failure rates) to environmental protection (adding so many hedges to the climate change section of the EPA's report card on the environment that former administrator Christie Whitman deleted the section rather than publish one that was so scientifically inaccurate) to breast cancer (suggesting that women should be "counselled" about an alleged risk of breast cancer from abortions, while there is scientific consensus that no such link exists).


  • The farmers are "counselled" to buy their vehicles from "the Church's" firm, the Consolidated Wagon and Machine Company (Joseph F. Smith, president); to take out their fire insurance with the Church's "Home

    Under the Prophet in Utah; the National Menace of a Political Priestcraft

  • Again I reasoned over the situation, and it was pride that counselled strongest.


  • "Approximate it, approximate it," Daylight counselled cheerfully.

    Chapter IV

  • "When the chance comes, drive her in, bow on," Corliss counselled; "and when she strikes, jump and run for it."

    CHAPTER 25


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