council council  /ˈkaʊn səl/


  1. (n) a body serving in an administrative capacity
  2. (n) (Christianity) an assembly of theologians and bishops and other representatives of different churches or dioceses that is convened to regulate matters of discipline or doctrine
  3. (n) a meeting of people for consultation


  1. President Barack Obama's announcement of an advisory council for faith-based initiatives is an ambitious task, but stands before a path studded with political mines.
  2. The council then asked Ajinomoto to change the process and recall the unkosher, so to speak, product from the shelves.
  3. The aim of the Second Vatican Council, which opens in Rome next month, is internal renewal of the Catholic Church.


  1. Council Set To Override Paid Sick Leave Bill

    The City Council today is expected to override Mayor Bloomberg's veto of the paid sick leave bill which will force businesses with at least 20 employees to start providing five paid sick days next year.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NY1 News

  2. Council debates hiring processes, department head residences

    The Fremont City Council on Tuesday passed the third reading of an ordinance amending municipal codes that, in part, affect the hiring process of certain department heads, but debate on the amendment is not over.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fremont Tribune

  3. Council not keen on reassessment

    Luzerne County Council members didn't vote to proceed with another reassessment Tuesday and spent much of their meeting seeking county Assessment Director Tony Alu's opinion on the topic.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Times Leader

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