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verb [transitive] counsel pronunciation in British English /ˈkaʊns(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theycounsel
he/she/itcounsels
present participlecounselling
past tensecounselled
past participlecounselled
  1. 1
    to give someone advice and help with their problems, especially as your job
    She has spent about five years counselling rape victims.
    Macnade was being counselled for violent tendencies.
  2. 2
    to give someone advice about what to do in a particular situation
    counsel someone to do something: Privately, the president was being counselled to end the war.

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