council

Synonyms and related words:
Areopagus, Bund, Rochdale cooperative, advisory council, alliance, assemblage, assemblee, assembly, assignation, association, at home, audience, axis, ball, band, bargaining, bargaining session, bloc, board, board of directors, board of regents, board of trustees, body, brawl, cabinet, cadre, camarilla, caucus, coalition, college, colloquium, combination, combine, commission, committee, common market, conclave, concourse, confab, confabulation, confederacy, confederation, conference, confrontation, congregation, congress, consistory, consultation, consumer cooperative, conventicle, convention, convocation, cooperative, cooperative society, corps, council fire, council of state, council of war, credit union, curia, customs union, dance, date, diet, directorate, directors, directory, discussion, divan, economic community, eisteddfod, exchange of views, executive arm, executive committee, executive hierarchy, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, federation, festivity, fete, forgathering, forum, free trade area, gang, gathering, get-together, governing board, governing body, group, grouping, high-level talk, housewarming, huddle, infrastructure, inquisition, interchange of views, interlocking directorate, interview, judicatory, judicature, judiciary, kitchen cabinet, league, levee, machine, management, meet, meeting, ministry, mob, negotiations, news conference, palaver, panel, parley, partnership, party, plenum, political machine, pourparler, powwow, press conference, privy council, prom, quorum, rally, reception, rendezvous, ring, seance, session, shadow cabinet, shindig, sit-in, sitting, society, soiree, steering committee, summit, summit conference, summitry, symposium, synod, the Inquisition, the administration, the brass, the executive, the people upstairs, top brass, tribunal, turnout, union

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  • Council — may refer to: Contents 1 In politics 2 In other fields 3 In United States geography 4 See also In politics …   Wikipedia

  • Council — Coun cil (koun s[i^]l), n. [F. concile, fr. L. concilium; con + calare to call, akin to Gr. ??? to call, and E. hale, v., haul. Cf. {Conciliate}. This word is often confounded with counsel, with which it has no connection.] [1913 Webster] 1. An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • council — coun‧cil [ˈkaʊnsl] noun [countable] 1. a group of people that are chosen to make rules, laws, or decisions, or to give advice: • the council for civil liberties ˈworks ˌcouncil HUMAN RESOURCES an organization in a company where employers and… …   Financial and business terms

  • Council — coun·cil / kau̇n səl/ n: a governmental body: as a: a group elected as a legislative body city council b: an administrative body council on aging c: an executive body whose members are equal in power and authority co …   Law dictionary

  • Council — ist das englische Wort für Rat; Ratsversammlung, Kollegium, Gemeinderat/Stadtrat oder (im Kontext der römisch katholischen Kirche) Konzil der Name von Floyd Council (1911–1976), US amerikanischer Blues Gitarrist, Mandolinenspieler und Sänger Orte …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Council —   [kaʊnsl, englisch] der, s/ s, mehrköpfiges Beratungsorgan, Ratsversammlung auf allen Regierungs und Verwaltungsstufen. In Großbritannien Cabinet Council, Kabinettsrat, Privy Council, geheimer Staatsrat der Krone (hat nur noch Bedeutung als… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • council — [koun′səl] n. [ME counceil < OFr concile < L concilium, group of people, meeting < com , together + calere, to call (see CLAMOR); confused in form and meaning in ME with COUNSEL] 1. a group of people called together for consultation,… …   English World dictionary

  • Council — Council, ID U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 816 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Council, ID — U.S. city in Idaho Population (2000): 816 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.727606 sq. miles (1.884490 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • council — council, counsel 1. These are now distinct words and are only distantly related. A council is an administrative body or meeting, and its members are councillors. Counsel is advice given formally and often professionally; counsel or a counsel is a …   Modern English usage

  • council — (n.) early 12c., from Anglo Fr. cuncile, from O.N.Fr. concilie (O.Fr. concile, 12c.) assembly; council meeting; body of counsellors, from L. concilium group of people, meeting, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + calare to call (see CLAIM… …   Etymology dictionary

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