counsel - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/ˈkaʊns(ə)l/
singularcounsel
pluralcounsels
  1. 1
    [countable] legal a lawyer who gives someone legal advice and represents them in a court of law

    a defence counsel

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] formal advice and help
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